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As a smart homeowner, you already know that metal homes are a great choice. They provide unmatched durability, insulation, and sustainability that few other materials offer. Plus, they are by far one of the most affordable types of homes. But did you know that metal homes could also come in beautiful designs?  Just in case you’re looking for some inspiration, we’ve got you covered. Here, you’ll find the 10 most beautiful metal homes from Pinterest. By the time you’ve reached…

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Do you currently own an RV? If your answer is yes, then like 10 million other Americans you need to be aware of the steep price depreciation associated with owning an RV. It’s no secret that RVs don’t come cheap. They can cost anywhere between $10,000 and $500,000 depending on the model and type. But if you aren’t careful, the total cost could end up being a lot higher through Price Depreciation. What this means is over time, your RV…

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If you own a metal building, then you know that energy bills comprise a large portion of your monthly spending. What if there was a way to save at least 50% on heating your metal building? Heatmine is a Bitcoin mining company that recycles the excess heat from mining machines to heat up businesses and homes. This way, you lower your carbon footprint while greatly reducing your heating costs. Plus, you don’t ever need to worry about installation or maintenance.…

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Introduction Barndominiums are getting increasingly popular, especially on social media sites such as Pinterest where users can upload their favourite designs, or even their barndominiums, for collection on boards or be pinned by the masses. With a wide variety of designs to choose from, and interiors that range from open plan basics to fully kitted out and integrated rooms, you can customise your barndominium to match your exact needs. With that said, let’s take a look at the top 10…

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The market for light gauge steel has increased year after year, with Asia and the Pacific currently dominating the market thanks to things like China investing more into their housing schemes and other structural developments. As the world turns to more affordable and even eco-friendly building techniques and materials, there is becoming a growing need for light gauge steel. This is because this material is strong, durable and flexible, with many options available for both residential and commercial projects. Let’s…

The post Light Gauge Steel Framing Market Predicted $43.65 Billion By 2025 appeared first on Green Building Elements.

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With more and more evidence of global warming in the news and being researched by leading universities and labs, it’s starting to become clear that every individual has a certain amount of responsibility, on the consumer side of this debate. For instance, while it can be challenging to find zero waste products or the most energy efficient cars, there are now organisations helping to make things more clear. This is where Green NCAP comes in. Green NCAP stood for Green…

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With more and more world leaders, educational institutes and industry professionals looking towards creating a more sustainable future for the next generation, many have focused on the housing crises and improving the consumption and production of energy. One of these possible solutions is called ‘passive house’, and while the concept has been around since the late ’80s, it’s now beginning to gain traction and adoption by many top tier universities such as Cornell and Harvard. Let’s take a look at…

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Craft brewer sales have increased year after year, taking up 12.7% of the US beer market in terms of volume, and a significant 23% of the $111.4 billion retail dollar sales. Yes, really. Traditionally this industry has been mostly dominated by young white men, but thanks to many breweries popping up around the world, this is beginning to change. Let’s take a look at how diverse breweries such as Good Robot are disrupting the craft beer industry, and how you…

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For the first time since last summers slump (2018) US steel prices have increased. Good news for the steelworkers of ArcelorMittal and Nucor as increasing prices have bumped up company profits for US steel to $1.1 billion. However it’s not great news for house builders and consumers, so if you are looking at any projects with a large steel component then you may want to investigate if now is a good time to buy, or if it would be better…

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President Trump’s campaign for a border wall has been pushed to the back page today as the leader-elect has announced he will meet Kim Jong Un—the North Korean leader he once dubbed “Rocket Man”—for the second time. “As part of a bold new diplomacy, we continue our historic push for peace on the Korean peninsula,” [&hellip

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