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Do preparedness and self sufficiency go hand in hand?
Friday, 2 Nov, 2012 – 4:55 | Comments Off on Do preparedness and self sufficiency go hand in hand?
Do preparedness and self sufficiency go hand in hand?

Recent global events have led me to think about our overall ‘preparedness’ here at Chez Green. Today I’m sharing five ways in which we’re trying to be more self sufficient.

How to Cut Expenses and Help the Earth
Monday, 22 Oct, 2012 – 7:11 | 3 Comments
How to Cut Expenses and Help the Earth

Trying to go green at work? Or perhaps you run your own business. Here are seven tips for saving resources, energy and money in the office!

Energy-smart landscaping for your garden
Wednesday, 19 Sep, 2012 – 4:59 | 2 Comments
Energy-smart landscaping for your garden

4 tips on how careful planning in your garden can reduce your household energy bills!

Reducing electricity consumption
Monday, 17 Sep, 2012 – 4:30 | One Comment
Reducing electricity consumption

We’re back on ‘operation reduce electricity consumption’ here at Chez Green after an unexpected electricity bill!

The true cost of convenience
Monday, 10 Sep, 2012 – 12:56 | Comments Off on The true cost of convenience
The true cost of convenience

When was the last time you fell for the convenient option, only to realise it didn’t pay off in the end? It happened to me yesterday!

Homes Go Green Through Automation
Tuesday, 7 Aug, 2012 – 8:59 | One Comment
Homes Go Green Through Automation

Our guest poster today talks about the use of smart technology to help you lower your carbon footprint and keep your loved ones safe.

How do energy saving light bulbs work?
Friday, 27 Jul, 2012 – 4:53 | 2 Comments
How do energy saving light bulbs work?

While I’m not personally a fan of CFL energy saving light bulbs, our guest poster acknowledges many people are using them to reduce their carbon footprint. Today he explains how they work and why they are a better choice for the environment than incandescent bulbs.

4 ways to go green and save money at home
Friday, 29 Jun, 2012 – 4:12 | 4 Comments
4 ways to go green and save money at home

The recession is influencing our spending habits. How can we stay green whilst tightening the purse strings? Here’s what we are up to this year – come and share your secrets for a frugal, green lifestyle…

Is renewable energy inconvenient?
Friday, 8 Jun, 2012 – 4:18 | 4 Comments
Is renewable energy inconvenient?

Thanks to a change in our solar panel setup, I now have to make sure I turn the lights off!

The changing face of energy consumption
Thursday, 7 Jun, 2012 – 8:43 | One Comment
The changing face of energy consumption

An interesting look at our energy consumption over the past 40 years and how our reliance on electricity, gas and solid fuel is changing.