The term green building refers mainly to the principles of convenience and efficiency in buildings, while maintaining maximum of the environment and reduction of harm consumable resources. Maybe a little difficult to understand the guiding principle when it comes to green building and put it under one roof all the options there are for green construction, but very easy to see the common denominator – Green building is a comprehensive approach to planning, implementation and use of buildings, while maintaining the minimum damage and minimum consumption The principle of green building divides into two main parts – the structure and energy-saving materials, have both elevated and both come to try and minimize the damage as much as possible on the natural environment. Structure planning of green building: the planning stage are reflected Elements of structure and its relation to climate planning environment. Design of windows, height above the outer surface, because the wind is in and around the building, facing the sun on hot days and hot days shadowing attempts too, thick walls, insulated entrance design and many important elements.
All the physical elements of the building supported on green elements and recycled materials. Performance can be soil, cement blocks or special – that the environment gives us the materials to use and bone production or use does not harm the fabric of the environmental The building’s energy planning: the attempt is to create minimum energy needed for activities at home. minimum winter heating, summer cooling minimum, natural flow of spirits around the residential permits, use of photovoltaic cells and slow or weather vanes to generate electricity, insulation right and water and waste recycling. all these elements seem unnecessary expenses to a new building, but it also does not happen and pays for itself quickly Green building is characterized by lower operating expenses of the building, new qualities of life and an increase in sales of building the future. It is more a trend of green building to provide enthusiasts, but a real need to build green in our favor and benefit the environment Rise in entire neighborhoods are defined as green neighborhoods, some green and some green than less, some are and define the elements of green building and implemented it and use some of them and some green marketing, but not implement the elements Sufficiently.
We are what we eat, but we also are what we use to clean our homes, pamper our skin, and decorate our rooms, according to Renée Loux, accomplished raw food chef, award-winning author, and host of Fine Living TV’s Easy Being Green. In her new book, Easy Green Living, she applies her whole-foods philosophy to home, garden, and beauty routines.Renée Loux demonstrates that being green at home is easy, affordable, and better in every sense of the word. She discusses the daily choices we face that can keep the home, personal care, and beauty routines free of toxins. She exposes the dirt on cleaning products and common hazardous ingredients and reveals her recommendations for greener options, including her “Green Thumb Guides” for choosing non-
A green living lifestyle doesn’t have to be complicated. By implementing some simple ideas you can reduce your carbon footprint and do your share to protect and conserve the environment. Reducing means to shrink your personal carbon emissions through a variety of ways such as renewable energy sources (wind, solar, hydroelectric), home insulation, low energy goods, and recycling to name a few.
Our carbon footprint represents the impact we have on our environment due to our activities during the course of our lives, which includes home and transportation, food consumption, building materials, goods & services.
This eBook is filled with ideas for living a sustainable lifestyle, which will reduce your carbon footprint, wh
In Green Made Easy, author and green pioneer Chris Prelitz shares how to be both environmental and economical at the same time. Going green is not only good for our planet, it’s good for your pocketbook. For over 20 years, Chris has been helping businesses, home owners, and corporations lower their monthly expenses by going green. Chris and his wife, Becky, share a green solar-powered home in Laguna Beach, California, which Chris designed and built. Most months they produce more power than they use and receive a credit from their power company instead of a bill! In this book, Chris shares personal experiences, lessons learned, and reflections that humorously touch the heart and inspire the spirit. The chapter “Busting Green Myths” wi
Most eco-friendly books start with terror-inducing lists of the carcinogenic chemicals you are liberally slathering all over every single surface in your house, painting most people as unwitting eco-villains, happily Lysol-ing their way straight to hell. Well, readers can just relax and unpack the (plastic) bags no guilt trips today!
All You Need is Less is about realistically adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle without either losing your mind from soul-destroying guilt or becoming a preachy know-it-all whom everyone loathes. It’s all gotten kind of complicated, hasn’t it?
This whole eco-friendly thing seems to have devolved into a horrific cycle of guilt, shaming, and one-upping, and as a result people are becoming exha
Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability [Paperback] [Nov 01, 2006] Greg Horn and Jordan Rubin
Over 85% of Americans today express concern about health and the environment, but only a small fraction say they know where to begin. Whether you are concerned about climate change, personal health, or just want to live more lightly on the planet, this book is for you. It helps you get past the worry and take positive action to improve both your health and the health of our environment. Based on a lifetime of research and practice, this practical guide for living green offers advice and solutions you can easily put into practice, like: *The 10 foods you should always eat organic to avoid pesticides, herbicides, hormones and antibiotics. *Affordable and practical ways to offset your “carbon footprint” and neutralize your personal impact on g
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