Green Living In Tiny Houses

Green Living In Tiny Houses – Living small is living green. If you are living in less square feet, your energy needs will automatically go down. Over half a million air conditioning units are needed to sustain the 2,598 square units of houses. Reduce the square footage per house and the air conditioners that are needed will drastically reduce which will have a positive impact on the utility bills. Tiny houses have a smaller carbon footprint which is what we need to be vouching for if we intend to save this planet from the looming decline. Most city dwellers are crippled by huge debts thanks to the mortgages they have on their homes. A house that would typically cost $290,000 if paid for in a single payment will eventually cost over a million if paid out using the hire purchase model that mortgages are based on.

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Modern Treehouses By Baumraum

Modern Treehouses By Baumraum – Treehouse is a fantastic place for enjoying a summer with your family. Living in treehouse is not only a matter of bringing a difference in your lifestyle but also takes you away from the chorus of day-today life, thereby burning your stress and making you feel much more relieved.

Baumraum is a German company that designs and builds some of the most amazing contemporary treehouses. Baumraum designs constructions for natural and urban surroundings where you can unwind and let your imagination run free. Most of their sustainable projects are in Germany, but they’ve also completed treehouses in Austria, Hungary, Italy, Brazil and the US.

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Eco-Friendly Materials For Every Modern Home

Eco-Friendly Materials For Every Modern Home – Here are just a few eco-friendly material considerations for you to research before you get started on your kitchen or bath renovation. Educate yourself on all the available green and sustainable products available today, as they will provide you with a greener home and a much healthier lifestyle.


Bamboo is considered a very sustainable material since it reaches maturity within five years, and regenerates from its original root system – never needing replanting.

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The Latest Trends In Eco-Friendly Flooring

The Latest Trends In Eco-Friendly Flooring – Tile has always been made from materials that are for the most part very abundant in nature. Clay, glass and mud are readily available. But the manufacturing process is a different story. When tile is made, a kiln must be heated to high temperatures and used to glaze the tile. Tile is also very heavy and can use a lot of fuel during transport. Yet this popular flooring material remains high on the list of popular eco-friendly flooring options due to green practices in the manufacturing process.

If you’re considering tile flooring, there are several questions to ask about the product and the production process.

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