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Markvisions

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About Markvisions

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    Brisbane
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    Hiking, Sailing, Camping, Music, Wine
  1. So summer has officially arrived in Australia and it’s getting hot! While it may seem like the easiest option to stay cool is to crank your aircon, it might not be the most cost effective way, and definitely not the best for the environment. Even with carbon tax gone, energy is still costing an arm and a leg. So to save you money during the next few months I have include 8 low-cost ways to keep your home nice and cool. Install Blinds or Shades If you don’t already have blinds or shades installed on your windows, consider doing that this summer. By shutting your blinds and curtains during
  2. Discover how you can reduce your carbon footprint when doing your next renovation. Everyone likes to have wooden floors in their homes but due to its large effects on our environment and our forests it makes it hard to rationalize the purchase. But what if there was a way to get the same beautiful timber look without damaging the environment? By choosing recycled timber over new timber, you’ll able to have the same feel as fresh new wood while conserving the environment. Just like new timber, recycled timber retains the heat, which means you’ll be warm and cosy in winter, cool and refreshed in
  3. Which kitchen appliances you should use in order to minimise greenhouse gas emissions is not as straightforward as you would expect. In fact, whether you should choose gas or electric depends completely on where you live and how your local power plant produces electricity. Cooktops As we can see in the below table (courtesy of etool.net.au), gas cooktops yield almost 8 times more greenhouse gas emissions compared to induction cooktops in Sweden, where renewable energy sources produce the bulk of the country’s total energy. In Australia, where coal burning is the major source of electrica
  4. Most of us love travelling to experience different countries, experiencing unique natural and historical sights while embracing or observing the local cultural traits. As responsible travellers and guests to these destinations, it is essential to treat these unique locations with respect so that our descendants will be able to enjoy these historical sights in the same way. This article aims to provide a handful of good tips on how we can reduce our negative footprint while travelling by reducing waste and use of products and services that can damage the environment. Transportation Your
  5. Hello Markvisions, welcome to Green Blog! :)

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