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  • Electric Combi Boilers Use Less Space and Conserve Energy

    Jul 5, 2016, 2:30 pm By Guest Contributor
    Electric combination type boilers are boilers that streamline energy usage and take up less space. Even though an electric unit is costlier than the equivalent in a gas boiler, the costs incurred by using the electric boiler will not exceed the expense of…
  • Urban Renewal: The Greening of Cities

    Mar 24, 2016, 7:12 pm By Jake Richardson
    If you imagine a green city, you might not first think of Houston, Texas, but according to a green building index, over half of the commercial square footage there has an EPA Energy Star or LEED rating. In fact, Houston has ranked as high as number 3 in the…
  • Urban Living 101

    Mar 24, 2016, 6:56 pm By Jake Richardson
    Urban living offers a number of advantages, but you may not be aware of what they are and how to enjoy them. Not owning and operating a car can save you thousands per year. Of course, the amount you save will vary depending on your living situation and…
  • Bike Commuting 101

    Mar 14, 2016, 5:17 pm By Jake Richardson
    There are two main benefits of bike commuting: saving money and gaining fitness. People who don’t own cars and employ a combination of biking, walking, and the use of public transportation can save thousands of dollars each year. You might be most…
  • Tech is Good, But We Need Transportation Planning for the City of the Future

    Feb 8, 2016, 11:31 am By Guest Contributor
    By Paul Mackie and Howard Jennings What does transportation in the U.S. city of the future look like? Mobility Lab gets asked this a lot because it’s clear that people have had it with the crushing traffic that dominates most of our cities, and 3 out of 4…
  • Getting The Best Price On Solar Panels In London

    Dec 28, 2015, 5:05 pm By Steve Hanley
    If you live in or near London, can help you find a reputable solar installer and get the best possible price for your residential solar system. The post Getting The Best Price On Solar Panels In London appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • How Sustainable Urban Planning Will Help Cities Thrive for Generations to Come

    May 8, 2015, 8:35 pm By Scott Cooney
    More people today live in cities than in towns or rural areas, and while cities may provide the necessary infrastructure to sustain large populations, they aren’t terribly efficient in terms of environmental sustainability. Cities take up just 2 percent of…
  • First Zero Waste Brewery In Michigan

    Mar 14, 2015, 5:12 pm By Steve Hanley
    Grand Rapids Brewing Company is an organic brewery and the first zero waste brewery in Michigan, thanks to the work of Autumn Sands. The post First Zero Waste Brewery In Michigan appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • Do Millenials Prefer Urban Living Or Suburbs?

    Mar 13, 2015, 11:55 am By Steve Hanley
    Do millenials prefer urban living or the suburbs? It depends on who you ask. But one thing is clear. Living close to the city is popular with lots of people The post Do Millenials Prefer Urban Living Or Suburbs? appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • Local Furniture Manufacturing Case Study: Honolulu Furniture Company

    Mar 12, 2015, 11:38 pm By Scott Cooney
    Globally, manufacturing facilities have shifted to the places where workers will generally work for the least amount of money and under the worst conditions. Subsidized shipping alongside these weak worker protection laws combined with international free trade…
  • Yoga Is Good For Everything From Sex To PTSD

    Mar 11, 2015, 7:22 am By Steve Hanley
    Yoga is good for everything from improving our sex lives to dealing with PTSD. Everyone from infants to older citizens can benefit. The post Yoga Is Good For Everything From Sex To PTSD appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
  • Melbourne Puts Zero Waste Restaurant Out Of Business

    Mar 9, 2015, 7:53 am By Steve Hanley
    The city council of Melbourne Australia has closed Brothi, a popular zero waste restaurant, over a legal issue involving its food waste composter. The post Melbourne Puts Zero Waste Restaurant Out Of Business appeared first on EcoLocalizer.
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