Tips on Building a Sustainable home

There are many components that go into a sustainable home, from the design to the actual build process, and even the materials used to build it and the appliances installed. Here’s an overview of considerations to make throughout the process in order to increase the sustainability of your home. 

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Solarpunk & An Interview with Optopia Magazine

The origins of solarpunk trace back to 2008 with a post on a blog called Republic of the Bees. The idea of the post was to create a subgenre of speculative fiction similar to steampunk, but rather than the alternative realities of steampunk where steam power and Victorian technologies remained prevalent, it would be based on renewable technologies like wind and solar power.

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Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle Less

When you hear the slogan, “reduce, reuse, recycle,” which of the three R’s rings as most important in your mind? If it’s “recycle,” you’re not alone. The importance of the third “R” is often focused on and overemphasized in media and advertising while the other two R’s are glazed over. What you might not know, […]

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