Over half of consumers want their houses to be built with…

~Agree or Disagree? If you agree do think more homes in the US will follow suit?~ Over half of consumers believe it is important that their home is made using environmentally-responsible materials, according to research published by Eurocell plc, the UK’s leading manufacturer, distributor and recycler of PVC-U window, door, conservatory... #Eurocell #fenestration #housebuilding Source: … Continue reading Over half of consumers want their houses to be built with…

What’s the Value of a Green Home?

~ agree? ~ What’s the Value of a Green Home? Green homes are becoming a really big deal these days. Whether that means that an older home is being retrofitted with energy-saving equipment or a brand spanking new one is growing up green, it is apparently much easier to be green than we’ve been led … Continue reading What’s the Value of a Green Home?

This incredible ‘Vertical Forest’ is being built right now in China

  This incredible ‘Vertical Forest’ is being built right now in China Mike Wehner BGR NewsFebruary 6, 2017 <img class="StretchedBox W(100%) H(100%) ie-7_H(a)" src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/vreW6o8cXDqFTrj1670OLA--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjtzbT0xO3c9ODAw/http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/News/BGR_News/tower.jpg?quality=98&strip=all"/> How do you combat the ills of poor air quality and pollution in a massive city of over eight million people, where there’s hardly room to plant new trees? You build a forest … Continue reading This incredible ‘Vertical Forest’ is being built right now in China

Stay Warm this Winter

8 Eco-Friendly Ways to Stay Warm This Winter From Mother Earth News 11/19/14 Freezing cold nights are just around the corner again. Unfortunately, that means working your heating appliances double time at the expense of your household budget and the environment. Don't fret. It is possible to keep warm, cut down your electricity bills and … Continue reading Stay Warm this Winter

Low Maintenance Ground Cover

Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives: Ground Cover From Houselogic.com 3/18/10 If you want a yard that demands less time, money, and water, consider ground cover rather than a traditional lawn. Effort: High 1-3 mos (prep and plant) Investment: Low $4-$500 (seed or plant 1,000 s... Americans have long had a soft spot for lawns. Turf grass covers nearly 47 million acres … Continue reading Low Maintenance Ground Cover

Goats serving as eco-friendly landscapers

From RISMedia 5/16/14 SUNDERLAND, Md. -- Have you herd? Goats will soon be munching their way through spring lawns, as property owners trade machinery and labor crews for hungry, four-legged landscapers ready to decimate any vegetation in their way. Mary Bowen, owner of Sunderland, Md.-based Green Goats and Prosperity Acres farm, will be putting her … Continue reading Goats serving as eco-friendly landscapers