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Will a Window Film Really Help You Save Money?

What Is Window Film?Window film is a thin laminate film that can be installed to the interior or exterior of glass. Some places that window film is commonly seen include automobiles, boats, and the interior or exterior of glass in homes and buildings. It is typically made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET), a thermoplastic polymer resin […]

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Water Saving Toilets: Are They Worth the Investment?

Technology has evolved over the years, helping us to be more efficient in practically everything we do. In fact, technology has even improved water efficiency in our bathrooms by giving us water saving toilets as an option. This drastically reduced water consumption in homes that made the switch, which benefits many areas with water scarcity. If […]

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Coral Reef Safe Sunblock and How it Can Save Our Oceans

The world is a beautiful place. It is full of large mountain ranges and intricate valleys. One of the earth’s most beautiful features is coral reefs. Their beautiful colors and extensive structures are remarkable to see while snorkeling or scuba diving. Sunscreen, however, is proving to be a threat to the coral reefs. Many coral […]

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Tesla Roadster: Efficiency, Cost, and More

The Tesla RoadsterThe Tesla Roadster is a battery electric vehicle (BEV) sports car produced by the electric car firm Tesla, Inc. in California. The production of the discontinued Tesla Roadster lasted from 2008 to 2012. The Roadster set new records being the first highway legal serial production-electric car to use lithium-ion battery cells. Additionally, it […]

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What to Know About SolarCity Panels

What Is SolarCity?SolarCity currently markets, manufactures, and installs residential and commercial solar panels and solar roofs in the United States. They offer residential battery backup services as well as the installment of the SolarCity roof, both of which are incorporated into Tesla’s solar energy department. SolarCity was acquired by Tesla in 2016, and their energy […]

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Things to Never Put Down a Garbage Disposal

What Is a Garbage Disposal?The garbage disposal is a small electric device located below the drain of a kitchen sink and is used for shredding food waste into smaller particles so that it can easily be flushed through standard plumbing systems. The garbage disposal has many names: waste disposal unit, garbage disposer, compost, waste disposer, […]

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Adidas Sold 1 Million Environmentally Friendly Shoes Last Year

Last year, Adidas launched environmentally friendly shoes made almost entirely of plastic found in the oceans. Their campaign, Run for the Oceans, brought awareness to plastic pollution and how it affects ecosystems. They sold one million pairs of the upcycled plastic shoes last year, and are continuing to collaborate with Parley for the Oceans. This […]

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Community in Texas Provides Zero Energy Living

A community in Austin, Texas, called Whisper Valley, is exceeding building codes by producing an entire subdivision to promote green living. Builders harness two types of renewable energy in the homes, geothermal and solar, to provide a zero energy building. They are also equipped with the latest technology to conserve energy. This community may be […]

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