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Three Green American Cities

Many high rises now seek LEED certification and integrate ecologically sensitive features into luxurious design. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is changing the way people think about the design, construction, maintenance and management of individual buildings and entire communities, according to the U.S. Green Building Council. Factors include air and water quality, efficient recycling and waste ...

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Driving on a Green Path: 7 Tips to Make You an Efficient Motorist

It seems like everyone is looking to squeeze more money out of their monthly budget. Some expenses, such as gas for your car, are unavoidable, but what if you could save money there? A few small changes to your driving habits can improve your efficiency to save money and the environment. Check out these seven ways to improve your car’s ...

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Replacement Window Factory Offers Bird Safe Building Products

Birdwatchers and naturalists will confirm, they’re are fewer songbirds in the trees these days as mankind’s sprawling dominance reduces bird habitats.  Now sightings of once prolific Acadian Flycatcher, who spends about eight months of the year in Canada and the United States, are as rare as this creature’s song in the woods. This gorgeous bird was added to the Endangered ...

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Tips For Choosing Energy Efficient Lights

The energy used for lighting in the home has increased in recent years since more homes are being constructed larger with more light fittings. You can reduce the energy used in your home for lighting by half if you use more efficient lighting choices. One of the cleanest and cost-efficient lighting methods is sunlight. The sunlight will reduce carbon emissions, ...

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Reduce Pressure in Order to Go Green

The thought of industrial waste generally conjures up images like those of waste water being pumped from a manufacturing plant. While this is considered industrial waste, a larger waste product of industry can better be measured by the cost of the finished product. A manufacturing plant that is not energy-efficient will have a higher cost per product than a plant ...

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Top Five Wind Energy Companies to Work for

If you’re tired of watching your boss blow hot air and finally want to get into a career that will add some more wind to your sails, then wind jobs are an obvious choice at this point in your career. Even before you jump on the bandwagon of wind job seekers who are pursuing education, try contacting companies to find ...

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Ethanol vs. Oil: Who Will Win?

The newest catchphrase being bandied about the halls of regulatory buildings in Washington D.C. is the “ethanol blend wall.” The term represents a growing struggle between the lobbying efforts of the American Petroleum Institute and the Agricultural Retailers Association. At issue is the 2007 Renewable Fuel Standard congressional mandate that calls for the increased use of ethanol in fuel blends. ...

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