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14 Ways to Keep Cool in Your Home Without Air Conditioning

Here in the South, the weather has definitely taken a turn toward the sweltering. There have been some unseasonably warm days already, with highs in the 90s, and the temptation to flick the switch on…

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Say Good-Bye To Oil (infographic)

Adéu, 再見, Näkemiin, Au revoir, Auf wiedersehen, Slán, Sayōnara, Adeus, Adiós, Hasta la vista, Adieu, Arrivederci, and in any other language…it’s time to say GOOD-BYE to non-renewabl…

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How Your HVAC System Impacts Home Efficiency

Before you know it, ice and snow will be a distant memory, and instead you'll be looking for ways to stay cool during the hot summer months. Understanding the ins and outs of your home’s heating an…

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IKEA Goes Geothermal

A new IKEA store in the Denver area will employ 500-foot-deep holes in its cooling and heating system. The 130 holes will be just below the store's parking garage. Temperatures in the holes hover arou…

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Biomimicry: Designed By Nature

"We do not seek to imitate nature, but rather to find the principles she sees." ~ Buckminster Fuller Here are some questions biomimicry can answer: How would nature get water to the desert? How w…

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