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Sustainable Heroes transforms housing complex

Volunteers swarmed the Aster Gardens Transitional Housing complex in Escondido, California on November 21-22 in order to assist in creating a beautiful space for those that were formerly homeless and/or in great need. Landscaping expert and TV host Ahmed Hassan joined ‘Sustainable Heroes’ co-founder Duane Draughon, owner and Outdoor Living Designer at VizX Design Studio.…
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Give your house a hat

My bedroom was one of the coldest rooms in my old house. And it was cold in most part by design – there was virtually no attic space above it, which meant it had little ceiling insulation. Whatever heat got into the place soon went up and out. Leigh Bond says he had the same…
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Eco Prefab Homes Made from Natural SIPs

MAKAR, an architecture and design firm from Scotland is currently building very sustainable and eco-friendly homes. The homes they design are also constructed by local workmen, while the SIPs used to build them are all-natural and made from locally-source timber. These homes are also energy efficient and have very low carbon footprints. The homes they…
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Sustainable energy for all

The United Nations Sustainable Energy for All or SE4ALL Global Energy-Efficiency Forum on Cities was held in Toyama and Tokyo at the end of October this year.This was held in the Energy Efficiency Facilitating Hub of The Energy Conservation Center of Japan. In 2011, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon launched the SE4ALL to share…
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