Category GREEN REAL ESTATE

Where You Can Find the World’s Greenest Homes

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Where You Can Find the World’s Greenest Homes
By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Bill_Len/1906415]Bill Len

If you’re looking for a place in this world that has lush green grass, tall trees, and clean air; you might want to visit some of these natural green cities. These won’t be cities in the middle of nowhere. The places we’ll give to you are mostly popular or maybe a site to see. These are the world’s top five greenest cities.

Starting off with a place you might never heard before, Malmo, Sweden. This city uses green electricity, hydropower, which reduces carbon footprints. They’ve used this system for a decade; reducing the carbon dioxide by 5%. They recently raised that bar to 25% making it one of the cleanest air cities.

This next city has been reported to be one of the greenest citi...

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4 Green Home Renovation Tips to Tune Your House With Nature This New Year

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4 Green Home Renovation Tips to Tune Your House With Nature This New Year
By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Desare_A_Kohn-Laski/1496282]Desare A Kohn-Laski

The New Year is one of the most anticipated and most celebrated holidays. It is during this time when family and friends gather together and share merry-making activities and mouth-watering dishes to give thanks for the blessings that were received the entire year. But before the year ends, many individuals also indulge themselves into various home renovation efforts and re-imagine their house as if new. If you are one of those individuals looking for some tips, here are some suggestions that can overhaul the look of your house while making it more eco-friendly.

Add plants inside out.

The garden is not the only part of your property w...

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How to Go Green in an Apartment

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How to Go Green in an Apartment
By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Bill_Len/1906415]Bill Len

You’ve already take the first step to green living — moving into a small space in an existing building. But did you know that there are many other ways you can live green in an apartment? Read on to learn some of these ways.

Your kitchen

Think about how you drink water, juice, and other beverages. Can you use a reusable container? If the water in your apartment isn’t very good, you can install a water filter on the tap or use a countertop model. Then you can just refill your bottle as you need. You’ll also recoup your investment quickly by saving the money you would otherwise spend on bottled water.

Power outlets

Just having something plugged in can actually draw electricity through it, even if th...

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Designing a Greenhouse As a Tropical Oasis

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Designing a Greenhouse As a Tropical Oasis
By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Melissa_K._Reinhart/39824]Melissa K. Reinhart

Living in the cold, wet northern hemisphere is not for everyone, and even those who enjoy the chilly temperatures and snowfall need to take a break in a warmer climate from time to time. Taking a vacation, however, especially for those with large families and individuals who work full time, isn’t always an option. Travelling expenses, along with planning a week’s worth of activities, and trying to accommodate everyone can sometimes be more of a headache than a vacation. A vacation-like ambiance can be made right at home, and doing so is a breeze with the help of a greenhouse and an expert team of designers.

Greenhouses are made almost entirely of glass windows and sk...

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The Theory Of Natural, Healthy Materials And The Building Technology

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The Theory Of Natural, Healthy Materials And The Building Technology
By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Yamini_Kumar/676476]Yamini Kumar

Designers across the globe value the pre-design process to establish the interests of the client, emotional expression and psychological needs. But a clear imbalance still exists…

Care needs to be taken with all material types and attention given to treatments and processing in product manufacture. A pungent chemical, Formaldehyde is used in the manufacturing of many products, including synthetic carpeting especially underlays, particleboard, insulation, paints, adhesives, plywood, foam cushions and cosmetics. It is also used to soften fabrics and improve paper absorbency in paper towels...

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