Climate-responsive Shotgun Chameleon helps homeowners save on energy bills and the mortgage

February 23, 2016 by  
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Tallying the ROI of resilient buildings

October 7, 2015 by  
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Thinking beyond cheaper energy bills can pay dividends for companies who buy into smarter infrastructure.

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How business got to the table on the Sustainable Development Goals

October 7, 2015 by  
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The history of business relationships with governments and societies evolved — along side of political breakdown — to make business a prime actor in social progress.

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Why H&M, Eileen Fisher and other fashion giants are saving forests

October 7, 2015 by  
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Millions of trees are sacrificed to create rayon. The industry hopes to nip that problem in the bud.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The true energy savings of living sustainably

March 11, 2015 by  
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If you want to reduce your energy bills and be kinder to the environment, or if you’re looking to move into a new-build home that’s more energy efficient, then you’ll love this infographic by Miller Homes . It tells you everything you need to know about reducing bills in your home, including what uses up the most energy and what small habits you can change to make your home cheaper to run, in addition to some interesting you may not have known. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: The true energy savings of living sustainably Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: energy cost savings , how to live sustainably , infographic , miller homes , reader generated posts , sustainable living

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Reclaim Design handcrafts upcycled planter pots for your eco-conscious garden

March 11, 2015 by  
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Reclaim Design uses recycled and reclaimed materials to craft their handmade line of planter pots, vertical gardens, and even wall-mounted and hanging terrariums, featuring reclaimed glass jars. Inspired by their low-waste lifestyle and dreamed up during a trip to India, the husband and wife team started the company in Cape Town , South Africa, in an effort to share their love of reducing, reusing, and recycling. With your health in mind, they only use heat-treated pallets and reclaimed wood that has not been chemically-treated, meaning they are safe to have in your home and to grow food in. Their products, some of which can be custom-designed, are available to order through their website . + Reclaim Design  Images via Reclaim Design The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Cape Town , eco-friendly home decor , planters made from pallets , planters made from reclaimed materials , reclaim design , recycled garden planters , recycled home decor , South Africa , upcycled garden art , upcycled home decor , upcycled planters

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5 vegan Irish recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

March 11, 2015 by  
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Saint Patrick’s Day is this coming weekend, and people will be donning green and quaffing Guinness to celebrate this quintessential Irish holiday . Although a lot of traditional Irish recipes are quite meat-heavy, there are some great vegan and vegetarian ones as well, and some of the classics can also be veganized with a bit of creativity. Read on to discover 6 meat-free dishes you can create for a good bit o’ craic this holiday. Read the rest of 5 vegan Irish recipes for St. Patrick’s Day Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: boxty , colcannon , Green smoothie , green smoothies , Irish , Irish recipes , Irish vegan recipes , rhubarb , rhubarb crumble , Saint Padraig , Saint Patrick , saint patrick’s day , Saint Patrick’s Day recipes , shamrock , shamrock smoothie , soda bread , St. Padraig , St. Patrick , st. patrick’s day , vegan , vegan food , vegan Irish recipes , vegan recipes

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Ultimate Guide to an Energy Efficient Home

November 20, 2014 by  
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With Old Man Winter knocking at the door, households around the world are bracing for the inevitable spike in energy bills – but making your home more energy efficient could dramatically cut down on your heating costs. To help get you started, Heiton Buckley created an infographic that could help you save over a thousand dollars with over a dozen easy ways to conserve energy. Click through to see how leaks in your home are costing you money – and for a few recommended starter projects that could save big on your energy and heating bills. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: The Ultimate Guide to an Energy Efficient Home Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , energy bills , energy efficient home , heating bills , Heiton Buckley , infographic , reader submitted content , save on energy

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Green Studios Convert Bleak Beirut Rooftop into a Gorgeous Living Garden

November 20, 2014 by  
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House in Tatemachi’s Dramatic Cone-Shaped Openings Provide Privacy Without Sacrificing Natural Daylighting

November 20, 2014 by  
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