Should Tech Progress be Abandoned to Save Nature?

There are some who believe that the only way to be sustainable is to go back to the good old days and abandon from its mining to manufacturing to electricity. Are they right? Do we need to start all over, let Earth regenerate, and live in local villages again? I took the time to consider…

Biophilia in the Big City

Many city dwellers deal with not only long lines and traffic, but even their environment is negative on their health. Studies show that being in nature can lower stress levels, lower inflammation, improve concentration, lead to less anxiety, and reduce inflammation which causes many autoimmune diseases. I’ve been on top of mountains at sunset, and…

Down the Drain. How to be Water Wise in 30 Ways

Like in the previous post on air conditioning, water is another drain on your wallet. There are easy ways to reduce how much water you use, and I got the ambition to write another post for your viewing and informational pleasure. The breakdown of an average home’s water use is summarized as big drop of…

20 Ways for Air Conditioner Summer Savings

As a rite of passage of sorts into summer, we reach for the air conditioner to relive ourselves from the temperature and humidity of summer. Despite not having the glamour about it like electronic devices, no doubt air conditioning is one of the best aspects of modern living. However, like heating in the winter, our…

Conserving and Saving at Home

Our modern way of life is often done unconsiously. We grow up doing certain actions and never question nor think of an alternate solution. What the GS Post will show in this and future articles is that green practices are also green for your bank account. Many of us face what seem to be constant…

The Lean Home: Energy Efficiency to Consider

Have you ever heard of the energy pyramid? ┬áThink of it as a mental approach to solving matters of energy use. Like the food pyramid, the bottom is the base and holds up the structure. While renewable energy may be the sexier technology, you can make as big if not a bigger impact on your…