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The Basics Of HVAC

September 26th, 2014 | by Peter Young

When it comes to keeping your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter, heating, ventilation and air [&hellip


Forget the Resolutions, Make a Green Manifesto!

January 2nd, 2012 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

But today, in GLI's first post for the 2012, I would like to inspire you for something greater, bigger and more impressive than the usual list of resolutions. Make a manifesto! Get creative and after soberly revising your resolutions, start the new year with the most relevant ones written by hand or printed out on a sheet of paper (preferably the back side of an already used one). You can let your imagination roam freely here - use color pencils, water colors, paper cuts, anything that will look good on your wall, because that is the place of a manifesto, right


30 Cyber Monday Craft Ideas: Don’t Shop, CRAFT!

November 28th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

On Cyber Monday I will not present you with a list of great deals and online places to spend your hard-earned cash. Instead, I will give you a list of my favorite green DIYs to make with your family for your family. Let's call it Buy Nothing Cyber Day, shall we? Turn to your loved ones, spend time with them and show them love. Material well-being is great but it cannot buy affection


Creative Reuse of Packaging

October 20th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

Reducing waste is one of the main concerns of modern society. In a strive to minimize industrial processes and maximize the fun of everyday life a Costa Rica University implements possible creative reuses and implementations of what before went straight to the trash


Simplify Your Green Living

September 17th, 2011 | by Lynn Fang

Going green is no easy business. It takes a good chunk of your precious time and energy. So what can you do to help make this process a bit smoother and more enjoyable



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