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People undertake home renovations for many different reasons. Some want to increase the home's market value. Others like to incorporate new features to keep the home looking modern, while still others just want a fresh look every so often. But you can also undertake home renovations for energy savings!

The post Making Renovations For Energy Savings appeared first on Green Building Elements.

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The HIDEAGATE gate solution is an innovative model that allows you to section off stairs or rooms in the home in a way that is simple and sleek.

The post HIDEAGATE is a Sleek, Simple Home Gate Solution appeared first on Green Building Elements.

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Getting involved with separating items out and upcycling items can be projects for their spare time which don’t require much (if any) money to be spent – what parent can resist a free activity for their kids?

The post 8 Exciting Recycling Projects for Kids appeared first on Green Building Elements.

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Natural wool insulation is sustainable choice for green home building. Wool insulation offers health and environmental benefits and is a popular choice among architects, builders, and homeowners.

The post Natural Wool Insulation Creates Smarter, Healthier Spaces appeared first on Green Building Elements.

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Tips for making a more sustainable home: learn why switching your lightbulbs and catching your rainwater makes such a difference!

The post A Sustainable Home for Saving Money (and Mother Earth) appeared first on Green Building Elements.

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Recent years have seen an explosion of advances in design, technology and other resources to reduce waste and drive down utility bills. The problem is that many property owners still don't take advantage of energy saving opportunities, even when they demonstrably save money over the long run.

The post Residential Energy Efficiency: Taking It To The Next Level appeared first on Green Building Elements.

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Natural slate offers an economically competitive, totally sustainable alternative for roofs and cladding. Conducted by independent international studies, natural slate has been recognized for producing the least negative effects on the physical environment.

The post Natural Slate Offers Eco-Friendly Advantages appeared first on Green Building Elements.

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UTEC (Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología) in Lima, Peru, recently won the first ever RIBA International Prize for 2016. The Royal Institute of British Architects judged the project as “setting a new global standard for architectural achievement.” In an interview with Figueras Seating, Alejandro Shell Montero of Shell Arquitectos spoke about the design and how it reflected […]

The post Interview With RIBA International Prize-Winning Architect appeared first on Green Building Elements.

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Lands’ End and Joe Lamp’l, the host of PBS’s Growing a Greener World and the expert behind @JoeGardener, invite everyone to celebrate Earth Day this year by planting a tree.  The #PlantATreeLE campaign is a tree planting initiative that will involve Lands’ End employees and a social movement instructing and encouraging consumers to plant trees across […]

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Millions of people make decisions that will impact the environment for better or worse. For the past 20 years, the world’s leaders have been working towards implementing processes, laws, legislations and infrastructure that will help to protect the environment and improve sustainability. There are always ongoing threats to the environment. However, there have been some […]

The post Human Impact vs. the Environment – What can we do about it? appeared first on Green Building Elements.

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