Pertinent Posts and Interesting Information on Energy and the Environment

How to create a better work environment

Whether you run a tiny start-up with just a couple of employees or operate a large, well-established company with dozens of staff members, it’s important to put some effort into creating a work environment that is both comfortable and conducive to productivity. Here are some of the ways that you can do this. Improve the […]

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Design Ideas You Could Use For a Small Backyard

Having a backyard is something most homeowners want. However, space tends to be a premium with some homes, and thus you end up with a smaller yard than you would like. In these instances, you will find that homeowners do not do much in trying to enhance the aesthetics of the yard as they assume […]

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Three Easy Steps to Deal with Renovation Waste

If you love do-it-yourself home improvement projects, you probably know that you have to deal with the issue of waste disposal. While waste disposal may not be one of the most appealing topics on home improvement, it is imperative to find eco-friendly ways of managing waste such as fixtures and construction debris. Here are some […]

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2 Common Heat Pump Problems and Possible Solutions for the Handy Homeowner

The most common heat pump problems come from some fault with the thermostat. However, there are other reasons you heat pump may be cooling or heating improperly, cycling on and off too frequently or refusing to start. These are two of the problems frequently seen by owners of heat pumps, and how you can diagnose […]

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3 Reasons You Need to Hire a Skip Bin

While using your domestic waste bin is fine for disposing of smaller items, it just can’t deal with the massive amounts of waste which can be generated when you make changes to your home or garden. The last thing you want is to find yourself with a lot of waste and nowhere to put it. […]

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Your Cooling Tower Questions Answered

Dairy farmers often find it necessary to invest in a cooling tower for the efficient cooling of milk within their facilities after such milk has been processed. By virtue of not being an expert in matters related to heating and cooling systems, it’s only logical for a dairy farmer to have a number of questions […]

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3 Tips for Maintaining Your Restaurant’s Grease Trap

A grease trap is usually legally required for any restaurant, diner, or other food service establishment. This trap is put over your standard drain so that it captures solid wastes and thick grease, rather than allowing them to go down the drain and potentially cause clogs or damage to the city water system. But if […]

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4 Common Problems That Can Be Solved by Bush Regeneration

Bush regeneration is active restoration of natural ecosystems which have been degraded by some form of human intervention. This is usually carried out in a methodical process that involves removal or reduction of threatening factors, which them allows native species in the ecosystem to thrive. In extreme cases, active replanting can be done, following a […]

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Home Sewage Systems — Tips for Cleaning up after a Sewage Backup

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’ve been unfortunate enough to suffer a wastewater system backup into your home. The worst has happened and you need to deal with it. Speed is of the essence here; the longer sewage remains in your home, the greater the chance of sickness and damage to your family and […]

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Consider installing a rainwater tank

Water is a precious commodity which needs to be carefully managed. The cost of water is also rising. If you want to be more environmentally responsible and save money in the long term, you should consider installing a rainwater tank on your property.   Why would you need a water tank? A water tank allows […]

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