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5 Ways to Improve Your Home Without Having t...

Creating your dream home need not be a hassle. Time is of the essence when trying to enhance your home and everyone would like to fulfil their plans without unneeded delays. If you are considering selling or your house is already on the market, there are a variety of...

Earthships – Where The Ancient Meets t...

As populations around the world continue to increase and the earth’s resources continue to be stretched, dirt-cheap building materials are becoming increasingly scarce – unless of course, you decide to use dirt itself. Ancient construction materials and...

Make an Eco-friendly Bathroom

Eco-proofing your bathroom is beneficial for many reasons. It saves money on energy bills, is better for the environment and cuts down on the use of dangerous toxins and chemicals. If you’re interested in reaping the benefits of an eco-friendly bathroom, check out...

What Does It Take To Store Solar Energy?

The problem with renewable power has almost become a cliché. When the wind blows the turbines turn and generate power. When the sun is out and/or the UV (ultra-violet level) is high, solar PV panels will generate electricity. So, how do you power anything when the...

Getting Your Back Garden Ready for Summer

For many people, the first rays of sunshine in the spring mean it’s time to assess the status of the back garden and begin cleaning up the winter debris. It is also important to keep in mind that summer is just around the corner so making plans for warm-weather...

How to Boost the Energy Efficiency of Your C...

The fickleness of the British weather can leave us tearing our hair out in frustration. It seems Mother Nature is not content until she’s ruined innumerable barbecues with a sudden torrential downpour or left sun seekers shaking their fists in fury at a threatening...

The Environmental Impact of Freight Pallets

Pallets were first designed around 1930s to help forklift drivers lift more stuff in one go. Ever since that, the industry has gone absolutely huge. It’s so big that there are organisations in the EU that work on regulation and standardisation of pallets. We go...

Thankful Wallets Due to the Sun

If you are a large dog owner, you know how difficult it can be to contain your family friend. Using a hidden dog fence is one option that is often used for larger dogs, but what happens if there is a power failure and your fearless pooch is outdoors. Most times this...
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Eco Homes

Although the concept of eco houses has been around for decades it's only the recent years that green home design methods are being actively explored and applied. Building eco houses is great fun and it makes sense both for the sake of environment and from the point of living-space quality. Living in a green home is much healthier and more comfortable. Regardless of whether you're a DIY enthusiast or actively researching issues related to eco houses, on this site you'll find valuable advice and inspiration for sustainable construction. We have a great guide on eco friendly materials and a convenient map of architectural salvage yards in Britain.

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