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The Anatomy of Refrigerator Repair

November 19, 2013

Your refrigerator is one of the few items in your home that is running non-stop, day or night. When you think about the constant work your refrigerator is doing, it is actually pretty amazing that they hardly break down or encounter problems. Check out this infographic to find out what to expect when the uncommon […]

ENERGY SAVING TIPS - Running an Eco Friendly Home

ENERGY SAVING TIPS – Running an Eco Friendly Home

July 21, 2013

Reducing energy usage around the home will save you money and help the planet too. Reducing energy has not got to be complicated or hard work. Here is a look at various ways it can be achieved. Source

What Does It Mean To Be Eco-Friendly

What Does It Mean To Be Eco-Friendly

March 26, 2013

With green marketing at an all-time high, there has been much contention as to what words like “natural,” “environmentally,” and “eco-friendly” really mean. Although there is still no single definition, this infographic done with Ethical Ocean, attempts to discover what it signifies to be eco-friendly, and how it may be used as advertising bait. Source

Eating Insects - The Most Eco-Friendly Meat

Eating Insects – The Most Eco-Friendly Meat

March 18, 2013

A study in the Netherlands showed that the farming of insects would be a far more eco-friendly means of food production than traditional livestock. We gathered up some of the interesting statistics and visualized! Source

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Tapping the Sun’s Potential

February 24, 2013

A deep look into how solar panels work. Source

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4 Ways To Make Your Office Greener

February 18, 2013

It pays to be green, in this infographic explaining its success and showing four key ways the company accomplished its goals. Source

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Dubai Creek’s Green Landmark

October 26, 2012

The top 10 things that make the Dubai Chamber eco-friendly Source

Off The Grid: Power Supplies and Usage

Off The Grid: Power Supplies and Usage

September 21, 2012

Beginning on October 31st 2011, an eco-engineer and a designer decided to brake the rules to embark on a social and technical experiment of possibility powering their lives using alternative energy, instead of fossil fuels. Their study concludes of how to live completely off the grid in an urban environment. With no city electricity, water, […]

9 Things About People Who Go Solar

9 Things About People Who Go Solar

June 27, 2012

The people who buy solar panels are your typical tree-hugging, left-leaning, well-to-do ex-hippies, right? Wrong! One Block Off the Grid polled nearly 200 solar homeowners to learn a little bit about what kind of person uses home solar. The answers might surprise you. Source

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It’s Too Easy Being Green

June 26, 2012

With green marketing at an all-time high, there has been much contention as to what words like “natural,” “environmentally,” and “eco-friendly” really mean. Although there is still no single definition, we’re going to attempt to discover what it signifies to be eco-friendly, and how it may be used as advertising bait. Source

Australias Readiness For A Low Carbon Future

Australias Readiness For A Low Carbon Future

May 13, 2012

Australian business readiness to move to a low-carbon economy is higher than expected but an unclear regulatory environment is hampering progress. That’s the finding of a new Economist Intelligence Unit report, commissioned by GE, released today. Source

Green Home Upgrades That Pay You Back

Green Home Upgrades That Pay You Back

May 5, 2012

With energy costs rising by an average of 6 percent every year, what’s a homeowner to do? Green-ovate! After paying for themselves, many green home improvements have a return on investment that far outperforms CDs, saving accounts, and the stock market. Source