10 Unexpected Benefits of Living in an Energy-Efficient Home

A young couple sits at a table, examining a document and discovering the cost-saving benefits of embracing energy efficiency in their home.

Living with greater energy efficiency involves making minor lifestyle changes, using eco-friendly materials, and installing new appliances in your home.  The best method is to make gradual changes and see how they work out before taking the next step. As your home becomes more energy-efficient, you’ll experience the following benefits. 1. Pay Less for Utilities … Read more

Examining the Effects of Hardwood, Cork and Bamboo Flooring on the Environment

Examining effects of bamboo, hardwook and cork flooring

Ambient is proud to present this guest post by Cora Ballek, with the Greener Living Blog Editorial Team’s additions.  Cora is the winner of the 2019 Ambient Bamboo Floors Essay Contest Scholarship.  Cora is an undergraduate student at the University of California, Davis.    On October 8th, 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a … Read more