Humanity has acknowledged the power of the sun since prehistoric times, awed by the glowing orb whose presence creates day and whose absence plunges the world into darkness. Read the rest of this entry »
Eric Stevenson is a guest blogger for GreenHomeImprovement.com–and we’re happy to have him! Read on for more on how to be responsible and green in your own home.
Unfortunately, older homes often contain materials we might not even be aware of. Because homes constructed decades ago were not subject to modern regulations, dangerous chemicals might sit dormant in these homes, waiting to get exposed. However, allowing these chemicals to exist in homes is an irresponsible response many homeowners are willing to take. Unfortunately, permitting the presence of toxic materials does not just threaten the home owner, but anyone who might ever become exposed to these concentrated materials in the future as well. Read the rest of this entry »
Inspiration for green homes can be found everywhere. Where, you ask? Well for starters, we at GreenHomeImprovement.com found it with the World Green Building Council, during World Green Building Week in September. Along with hosting green building conferences and round-tables on 6 continents, GBCs all over came together in the report Tackling Local Climate Change: Meeting Local Priorities. This informative and hope-inspiring report gives us a picture of green building efforts from Brazil to Japan, and shows how we homeowners in North America are part of a massive world-wide push for greener living. Read the rest of this entry »