Archive for April, 2013
Green advantages of ceramic paints
Posted on: Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 at 4:33 pm
If you are looking for a paint makeover of your home, then you can consider going for the ceramic paint. The ceramic paint can be either bought as a paint itself or it can also be bought as additive and mixed with regular paint. There are many advantages of ceramic like its thickness, maintenance and heat dissipation. Moreover it is also considered as an environmentally green paint.
The most amazing advantage of the ceramic paint is its ability to prevent and reduce the conductive heat entering your room. Thus your room remains comfortable and cool always.
While you will many difficulties cleaning regular paint, cleaning a ceramic paint is not a very difficult thing. You can simply take a soapy solution and clean it with a soft wiper or cloth.
Moreover the ceramic paints contain no Volatile Organic Compounds or VOC. So there is no dissipation of harmful organic compounds in your home. So it keeps your home healthy and fit for residing.
Using Solar-Wind Turbines For Your Home
Posted on: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 at 5:21 pm
The importance of the environment cannot be neglected. Usage of fossil fuels not only destroys the ecology but is also not sustainable development. If we consume energy at this rate there will be very little left for the next generations. One such way of conserving energy is to use solar energy. This seemingly endless source of energy is very eco friendly too.
Using solar panel in homes is one way to go. Another way is the usage of wind turbines. Solar power and wind turbines can add up to the energy needs of a home and is very eco friendly. Technology today has combined both solar and wind energy system to give solar wind turbines. Basic wind turbines with solar panels on the blades are called solar wind turbines. These can be installed on rooftops or terraces to harness the best of wind energy as well as solar power.
Save Energy with Motion Detecting Lights
Posted on: Friday, April 19th, 2013 at 5:56 pm
Are you planning to install a new lighting system for your home? Well, if your answer is in the affirmative then you can opt for the motion detecting lighting system. The motion detecting lights have become extremely popular off late for several reasons; and one of the key reasons is their energy efficiency.
Motion detector controlled lighting is quite inexpensive and will help you to save at least 60% of your energy cost. When you are planning to install the motion detector lights, it is advisable that you use them especially in areas of your house which experiences little traffic. So, the attic, garage, the basement, laundry room, stairwell, the front door and stairwell are some of the areas in which you can use this light. When you enter an area which has the light, the motion detector will detect your movement and switch on the light. After you leave, the light will get switched off after a certain time.
Go Green this Mother’s Day
Posted on: Sunday, April 14th, 2013 at 3:05 pm
Mother’s Day is just round the corner and you must be looking for the ideal gifts to celebrate May 12 with your beloved mom. Why don’t you all green this time- it surely would a unique way to profess your love for your mother and would simultaneously also ensure a safeguard for the Mother Nature as well. Here are some ideas on green gifts this Mother’s Day.
Cosmetics are a popular choice for Mother’s Day gift and so this time you can take to the herbal cosmetics for your eco-friendly route. You will get many creams, body lotions, face washes and other cosmetic products made from natural products that are wonderful to use. Then, of course, handbags are another most preferred gift option for the said occasion and the current market is flooded with varied stylish bags made from organic and recycled materials.
If your mom has a green thumb, she would be delighted to get a nice potted plant as a gift.