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Low Maintenance, Indigenous Garden
Eco Newbie

Low Maintenance, Indigenous Garden

Modified on: August 6, 2019

Many indigenous plants will adapt in their local surroundings and do well in most parts of the country.  In South...
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Your questions about photo-voltaic electricity answered
Eco Expert

Your questions about photo-voltaic electricity answered

Modified on: August 6, 2019

It’s the ultimate dream for every homeowner—being able to produce enough electricity to run your home without ever relying on...
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Photo-voltaic Solar Power, Backup Batteries, Grid-tied
Eco Expert

Photo-voltaic Solar Power, Backup Batteries, Grid-tied

Modified on: August 6, 2019

While we may think that installing photovoltaic solar panels is expensive, they are actually quite affordable. The cost has come...
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Insulation: The key to a warmer, greener home
Eco Intermediate

Insulation: The key to a warmer, greener home

Modified on: August 5, 2019

At the first sign of winter do you dust off your heaters and throw your electric blanket on the bed?...
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Comprehensive Insulation
Eco Intermediate

Comprehensive Insulation

Modified on: August 5, 2019

A well-insulated home can lead to significant savings on monthly electricity costs.  The types of insulation listed here could be...
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Monitor and Efficiently Manage Home Temperature
Eco Expert

Monitor and Efficiently Manage Home Temperature

Modified on: August 5, 2019

The ability to heat up or cool down any area within the home is a special feature.  This is achieved...
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How to reduce your home’s carbon footprint—and save money
Eco Newbie

How to reduce your home’s carbon footprint—and save money

Modified on: August 5, 2019

There’s more to green living than simply reducing your impact on the planet. You can actually save money by doing...
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When is it the right time to invest in a green home?
Eco Newbie

When is it the right time to invest in a green home?

Modified on: August 5, 2019

Ever heard the term ‘early adopter’? It’s used to describe people who are the first to use a new invention...
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Low Maintenance, Eco-friendly Materials
Eco Newbie

Low Maintenance, Eco-friendly Materials

Modified on: August 5, 2019

Examples of low maintenance, eco-friendly materials are: Bamboo counter-tops Aluminum  Stainless steel Face brick and naturally coloured roof tiles Imagine a...
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Bamboo Counter-tops and Stair Case Treads, Renewable & Environmentally Friendly
Eco Newbie

Bamboo Counter-tops and Stair Case Treads, Renewable & Environmentally Friendly

Modified on: August 5, 2019

Bamboo is a resource that is quickly renewable.  And when bamboo is used for counter-tops and staircase treads, the home...
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