What do you do with the jeans that you can't fit anymore? Eco-friendly option: donating them to be made into insulation.
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Like gardening but don't have the space for it? Grow one on your roof! While this is unfortunately not possible for everyone, green roofs are wildly popular in places like the UK and Germany and are picking up speed in...
Tips to save energy on the heating, the home's biggest energy expenditure during the winter
Remember that heating and cooling accounts for the majority of our energy use, and while it is important to stay comfortable, better insulation can give you better peace of mind.
Straw bale homes provide excellent insulation as well as an affordable and beautiful housing option. Straw is a renewable resource that can be used in the the wall of the home to cut down on the amount of wood used in the construction.
Insulation can be expensive. Thousands of dollars expensive.So how can you insulate your home and still have enough for the groceries? There are many small fixes that can be made at a fraction of the price of professional installation. Then of course, you can always do it yourself...
The NCFI (North Carolina Foam Industries) is the manufacturer of a line of flexible foams - polyurethane foam chemicals for spray 'foam-in-place' insulation. For their innovative achievement in SPF (spray Polyurethane Foam), the NCFI has been awarded the EPA Stratospheric Ozine Protection Award.
Through most of the 20th century, asbestos was the ideal form of insulation due to its resistance to heat, electricity and chemical damage, its sound absorption and tensile strength. Fortunately, there are now many green alternatives that make the use of asbestos and hazardous materials obsolete. Throughout the United States, construction practices are changing to suit the environment and the health of human beings.
Heating and cooling can account for more than 40% of a homeowner or business' annual energy bill. By installing a new energy efficient central air conditioner in your home or business, you can dramatically reduce your annual cooling costs, save electricity and reduce smog causing emissions.
There is no better insulating material that can fully seal your home, save on costly utility bills and protect your family's healthy than Spray-in-place foam insulation (SPF) which provides clean, green, and long-lasting insulation with exceptional value.
You've probably been complaining lately about the freezing rain, piles of snow, and cold, whipping wind. It's been hard to keep your home or business warm this winter, and the heating bills have been shockingly high with the record oil and natural gas prices.