Eco Friendly Building Design

Eco-Friendly Resources Around The World

Best Eco-Friendly Resources

Eco-friendly Building projects, especially green ones, can be tricky to get off the ground. All builders and designers need guidance and inspiration from key sources to improve their chances. That means step-by-step guides, charitable projects and vital links to modern and timeless ideas. Here are 10 of the best eco-friendly resources online.

1) Natural Building Blog

Eco-Friendly Resources

The best location to start is with this informative, passionate blog. Its founder includes helpful information on a range of green topics, making it one of the best eco-friendly resources around. Subjects include architecture, gardening, renewable energy, technology and general green living.… Read the rest

Green Livng

Solar Generators Are Great Emergency Back-Up Power Sources

Eco-Friendly Solar Generators

Blackouts and emergencies are on the rise in North America. Hurricanes and devastating storms come into the coasts and wreak havoc. They tear houses apart, rip up trees and cause power shortages. Climate change means that these situations are sure to get worse.

Hurricane Sandy saw a rise in the sale of backup generators. Further cases have shown that these units are becoming a necessity. The ideal option for green living is to ditch the gas model and opt for solar. There are many benefits to choosing a solar generator. However, there are some challenges or problems too.

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Plastic Recycling

Canadians Are Recycling Lots Of Plastics

Clean Energy- Plastic  Recycling In Canada

This summer, a report called “2014 Post Consumer Plastics Recycling in Canada” became public. Compiled by the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), it detailed trends in plastic use over the year. That then provided insight into future trends. This report came about with the co-operation of 500 companies handling North America’s plastic to get accurate data.

These companies include those involved in reclamation, exporting and brokering, as well as material recovery facilities. The good news is that an additional 3 percent of North America’s plastic underwent processing in 2014 compared with 2013. In addition to that, the trends seem positive for the future.… Read the rest

Bio-Friendly Buildings

Affordable Eco-Friendly Walls For Your Next Building Project

Bio-Friendly Buildings

The importance of bio-friendly buildings is something that we cannot take for granted. It is now more important than ever that we look into safe, ecologically-friendly building options. The demand for eco-friendly homes is growing. We need to develop further ways of improving the environment and our living conditions.

The more sustainable and safe the materials, the greener the property. The problem is that green credentials are just one desirable element of building materials. At the same time, we need materials that are affordable, convenient and appealing to construction companies. There is some discussion over the merit of straw bale panels. However, developers of Straw Bale SIPS believe that they have now found the perfect solution.… Read the rest