Dreaming Green News

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Green Tip of the Week

From energy conservation to the greenest ideas in eco-responsibility – Lisa & Paul share their tips right here every week. We want to hear your feedback.

Rural

An Extraordinary Experiment in green buidling, passive solar and geothermal dehumidification, plus so much more in green, rural living…

Suburban

A family home powered by photovoltaic panels, ultramodern homes built for maximum sunlight, recycled rubber roofs, and recycled scrap-metal countertops. Suburbia never looked so good…

Urban

Our own green townhouse with recycled fabrics and sustainable furniture, a paradise by the sea with solar hot water heat and soybean insulation. City life is going green…

Lisa Sharkey on “Healthy Child Healthy World”
Thu, 20/11/08 – 10:50 | 2 Comments
Lisa Sharkey on “Healthy Child Healthy World”

How we learned that we could make our home healthier for our children by building green…

Lisa Sharkey Interviewed on Blog Talk Radio
Wed, 19/11/08 – 10:02 | No Comment
Lisa Sharkey Interviewed on Blog Talk Radio

Ellie Crystal interviews Lisa Sharkey on Ellie’s World Blog Talk Radio. Listen here.

Green Tip#3 Pretty Paint Should Be Seen, Not Inhaled…
Tue, 11/11/08 – 19:30 | No Comment
Green Tip#3 Pretty Paint Should Be Seen, Not Inhaled…

Everybody loves a fresh new coat of paint, but nobody likes the smell. Now, you can have the color without the dangerous scent caused by something known as volatile organic compounds.. they are the chemicals that off-gas into the air and are harmful, not to mention allergenic.

Green Tip of the Week #2 Light up Your Life…
Sun, 12/10/08 – 8:32 | No Comment
Green Tip of the Week #2 Light up Your Life…

Are you worried that your rooms will be lit like stuffy offices if you use compact florescent bulbs? We were too until we chose the proper light fixtures that allowed the warm textiles of the shades to serve as filters, giving the rooms a more natural looking light palette.

Green Tip of the Week #1 Sleeping with the Enemy…
Sat, 4/10/08 – 7:51 | No Comment
Green Tip of the Week #1 Sleeping with the Enemy…

Did you know that most mattresses contain formaldehyde? That’s the stuff they use to preserve pigs brains for your kid’s science class. Are you sure you want to sleep on it too?

Extraordinary Experiment
Fri, 3/10/08 – 8:12 | No Comment
Extraordinary Experiment

“My house is really just a laboratory that I happen to live in.” – Michael McDonough