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Behind the Scenes: The Making of a Sustainable Film Production

If you have ever found yourself in a movie set, chances are you’ve witnessed the glamour, constant state of panic, and celebrities at work. What may have been unseen by the naked eye, however, is how unhealthy film productions are for the environment. While it’s grand and expensive, Hollywood is one of the worst polluters …

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The Best Heating Solution for Your Pool Is Here, and It Won’t Break the Bank

Are you sitting there looking at your pool, thinking: I want to be in the pool, swimming, relaxing, and feeling refreshed. However, it is too cold outside, you are too busy, or the pool water is freezing? There is a way to fix that—and without racking up on the heating costs! What is solar pool …

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3 Ways to Use an Antique Fireplace Mantel in a Modern Home Design

Antique fireplace mantels — and Authentic Provence will tell you the same — are the quintessential American home architectural element that never goes out of style. Not only that, it marries fashion with function, too! No matter the theme of your interiors or the personal styles of people living in the home, these home features …

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Vertical Farming: The Future of Urban Sustainability

The term ‘vertical farming’ is a relatively new one, yet you may have seen a version of it already in hip, downtown restaurants: floor-to-ceiling shelves of produce that can seemingly supply the venue. But more than just an interior design fad, vertical farming is being eyed by researchers as a key piece of technology that …

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