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How a Smart Home Can Help You Go Green
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How a Smart Home Can Help You Go Green

When talking about smart homes, the main focus is usually the functionality and convenience factor. However, investing in smart home automation technologies can also help you save energy and reduce your carbon footprint. There are myriad ways in which a smart home can help you…

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Phyn Adds Alexa, Europe Availability to Phyn Plus Smart Water Assistant at CES 2019
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Phyn Adds Alexa, Europe Availability to Phyn Plus Smart Water Assistant at CES 2019

In synch with CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Phyn has announced that Phyn Plus—a smart water assistant, leak detector, and automated shut-off valve—has gained Amazon Alexa voice control. Furthermore, Phyn Plus will be soon be expanding beyond the shores of the U.S. to include wide…

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How to Go Truly Sustainable in Your Interior Design Efforts
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How to Go Truly Sustainable in Your Interior Design Efforts

The modern homeowner doesn’t put up with wastefulness in their household. No, nowadays the residential realm is all about sustainability and aiding the preservation of the environment—not just for the sake of Mother Earth, but for the sake of their family budget as well.  Through…

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8 Smart Product Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Home
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8 Smart Product Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Home

Becoming eco-friendly has become a priority for many homeowners who are considering upgrading or retrofitting their dwelling. It is understandable, as everyone is more conscious about their impact on the environment. And the truth is that many eco-friendly decisions also end up saving you money…

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Beautiful and Sustainable: Modern Duplex Homes Deliver
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Beautiful and Sustainable: Modern Duplex Homes Deliver

If you are looking for a great housing deal, maybe you should consider building a home with a duplex floor plan. Besides helping you pay your mortgage, should you rent out one side, these homes offer many perks and benefits. On the other hand, if…

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Home Solar Systems: A Seasonal Maintenance Guide
Regular seasonal maintenance on solar panel systems is a must. Image: Native.

Home Solar Systems: A Seasonal Maintenance Guide

Make no mistake, your solar panel setup is a sturdy piece of technology that should only be handled and maintained by your solar provider—at least when it comes to repairs, replacements, and electrical maintenance. However, this doesn’t mean that you, as the owner, cannot contribute…

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4 Alternative Decking Materials for Your Outdoor Space
Polymer decking from Azek is among a new wave of highly durable decking materials. Image: Digitized House Media.

4 Alternative Decking Materials for Your Outdoor Space

As technology marches forward, the materials we use for constructing our homes continually evolves. In many cases, building products manufacturers are developing hybrid, synthetic, and metallic materials designed to supplant conventional wood, which can bring higher durability, contribute to sustainability, or add architectural interest. That's…

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Infographic: Energy Efficient Home | The Basics
The infographic Energy Efficient Home: The Basics goes far behind the basics of building an energy efficient dwelling. Scroll into it below. Image: Blinds 2 Go.

Infographic: Energy Efficient Home | The Basics

In a comprehensive infographic on the green or high-performance home, the creative and editorial team behind the Energy Efficient Home: The Basics infographic below have most assuredly gone far beyond the basics. From our colleagues at the UK-based company Blinds 2 Go, the illustration covers…

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