Energy Conservation

We have talked in many of our articles about the importance of energy saving and conservation and we have so far described a number of techniques and given you dozens of tips on how to go on about achieving it. Some of the tips and techniques we have talked about come with a high initial

Your house is probably one of the biggest assets you own. Renovating and maintaining it is one of the best ways to increase its market value. Even though a renovation might be costly, if it is done smartly and green it can result into significant savings since your electricity and water bill can be reduced.

Many experts now claim that underfloor heating is the best heating option for your house or business as it does not only save energy under the right circumstances but also improves the quality of air. Yet there are some basic facts that you should keep in mind when it comes to underfloor heating. Floor coverings

We should all try to reduce our carbon print for the sake of our planet. Such efforts are a necessity with the current climate changes but in many occasions they come with a reduction in our house energy expenses which is a nice benefit.  In specific, the increase in the prices of fossil fuels has caused

Composting for Kids

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by Peter on March 22, 2013

It has been said that children of today are the future for tomorrow that is why it is necessary that children learn how to protect and help the environment at an early age. Educating kids on how we convert waste into compost through the process of composting is one of the ways in getting them

Solar Panel Maintenance

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by Peter on March 13, 2013

Solar Panels are by default always exposed to nature. As a result they are also exposed to various elements of nature such as sun, dust, wind, birds’ feces, rain, humidity etc.  Residential solar panels placement is no different from the normal household windows. They are lying flat or at a slight angle which means the rate

Before we can estimate the required size for your autonomous solar panels, we first need to calculate our total energy consumption per day. To do this, we have prepared a practical guide with the simple steps described below: 1. Calculate our total energy consumption First, we need to calculate the energy consumed by our household

In our effort in keeping our houses cool during the hot summer days our first thought is turning on the air conditioning system, if we already have one, or buying one. This is probably the best and fastest solution in reaching a desirable indoor temperature. However, before you decide to use an air conditioner, you

The Energy Efficiency Global Forum 2013 will take place on May 20-21 2013 at Washington D.C. in the USA. It will be a 2 day global event and it will focus on Energy Efficiency, EE. This year’s event will be by invitation only, aiming in partnership building, sharing of ideas and robust debates. It will