December 29, 2016

10 Household Products That Use More Energy Than You Think

When you think of energy guzzlers what’s the first appliance that comes to mind? You’re probably thinking clothes dryers and fridges, which are certainly major culprits. However there are worse offenders out there that you might not suspect. 

What makes paint environmentally-preferable?

A lot goes into making the perfect can of paint. With the enormous range of options available, choosing the right one for your project can be a challenge.

Life is on the line, clothes line that is!

Since their invention in the 1900s tumble driers have become the energy-guzzling bad boys of the home. We now favour ease and convenience over the natural drying ability of the elements – all at the expense of our planet, but there’s no excuse for using one if the weather is fair and you have outside […]

Create Your Own Homemade Counter Spray

Buying cleaning supplies at the store can be expensive. They are filled with chemicals that can be detrimental to your health and to the environment.

Gas or Electricity?

At eTool, we’re passionate about reducing the carbon intensity of buildings first and foremost. It’s what we live and breathe, so we try to look at every consideration when putting our design recommendations forward…we don’t take it lightly!