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Cutting Edge Green Building Technologies

Future360 travels to the Silicon Valley to experience bleeding edge green building technologies. Lunera, Enlighted, Soladigm and Cypress Enviro Systems promise to transform lighting, lighting controls…

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Live from SxSW Eco: Can We Achieve Life At 2,000 Watts?

The first-ever†SxSW Eco took place this week in Austin, Texas. It was a three-day event that brought together sustainable companies, scientists,†politicians, media and citizens that are concerned abou…

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Home Energy Audit

If you've noticed that your house is drafty, or if, like a neighbor of mine, you got a letter from PG&E that says your house uses the most energy on the block, you might want to check into getting…

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How Does A Wind Turbine Work, And Can I Have One For My Birthday?

I don't know about you, but I love the word turbine. It speaks of great, enormous machines, capable of moving vast quantities of something-or-other, and to me, have an unapproachability that makes…

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Do You Live In A Slow Home? (Take the Test!)

"Simplicity means the achievement of maximum effect with minimum means." ~ Albert Einstein What is a Slow Home? Think of a Slow Home as you would think about Slow Food. Or, think about the opposit…

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How to Use Your Washing Machine More Efficiently

By Cris Carl, Hometalk If you are not ready or able to buy an ENERGY STAR-rated washing machine, there are a few simple things you can do to increase the efficiency of the washing machine you h…

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Quiz: Are You An Energy Saver or an Energy Waster?

There are many options when it comes to improving the efficiency of your home and each provide different levels of energy savings. We all do our best to turn off lights when we're not in the room,…

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Small And Stylish ECO Homes

Ever dream about creating the perfect eco-house? The importance of greening our homes to save energy and the planet has become more and more mainstream. Iíve been following the tiny house movement, an…

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Energy Efficiency Audit

If you've noticed that your house is drafty, or if, like a neighbor of mine, you got a letter from PG&E that says your house uses the most energy on the block, you might want to check into getting…

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Energy Efficiency For The New Year

I've had lots of people ask me in the last couple of weeks how they can start being more green, start being more energy efficient, in the new year. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" capt…

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