The World’s Most Energy Efficient Countries [Infographic]

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is a non-profit organisation and acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments and behaviours. Each year they publish their International Energy Scorecard.

This visual shows which countries made it to the top rankings:

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5 Reasons to switch to Solar Water Heaters

Solar water heaters evolved from simple black-painted boxes to modern solar thermal units that we’re familiar with. Clearly, it took centuries of development to fully optimise these heating machines — and be able to apply them in modern houses.

Solar thermal water heaters are regarded as one of the most environment-friendly appliances in the world. If you are sceptical or want to have more information about these appliances; then you’ve come to the right article. We’re going to take a look at the top reasons why you should consider installing a solar water heater in your home.

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Environmentally Friendly Hospitals [Infographic]

These innovative hospitals are choosing to look after the environment as well as their patients. With modern, state of the art facilities, eco-friendly hospitals are winning awards for their efforts.

Here, we take a look at some of the most environmentally friendly hospitals in the USA.

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Cigarette Butts and the Environment [Infographic]

This infographic outlines the impact cigarettes have on the environment. It really is incredible that 4.5 trillion cigarettes are littered worldwide every year. Many of these cigarette parts end up in our rivers and end up killing thousands of marine animals annually.

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Commercial Building Energy Usage [Infographic]

Savings could reach that enormous level if energy efficiency for commercial and industrial buildings improved by just 10%, according to Energy Star program estimates. The pie chart in this infographic shows what energy is being used for in commercial buildings. This guide also offers simple tips to improve the energy efficiency of a commercial building.

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Home Value 2017 [Infographic]

It may seem like a minefield when thinking of how you can improve the value of your home. Thankfully, powerdrillguru has done the research on the best areas that will improve value in your home. It’s important to realise that these are statistics that of course aren’t guaranteed for every home, especially in properties that are new.

If you’re carrying out this work yourself, be prepared for a lot of work as typically any large scale modification to your house takes a lot of time, make sure you have the best tools for the job too, you can find the best cordless drill on the market on this website too.

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The True Costs of Starting a Community Garden

Growing a garden in the inner city can often be hard since very little land, if any, is available in your backyard.  If you’ve always had a green thumb and thought you’re out of luck since there’s nowhere to plant, then you may want to think again.

This is where a community garden can come into play.

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