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What’s New in Renewables? The Bermudian’s Guide to Renewable & Energy Efficient Technology

Soaring electricity bills, climate change worries, depletion of the world’s natural resources, water shortages—everywhere you look, there are worrying new statistics about the state of the environment, warnings about how much more we are going to have to pay to run our air-conditioning units during the summer, advice on how to be less wasteful and more efficient in our homes. There is so much advice and information, in fact, that it’s sometimes difficult to know what is real and what is exaggerated. More importantly, what are practic...

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10 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use

There's no doubt about, despite its benefits, plastic is an enemy and we as a collective body of human beings use far too much of it. If reducing plastic use was a resolution for you in 2019, you're not alone - a record number of people have res...

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My Favourite Room: Living Room by Benevides & Associates

When architectural firm Benevides & Associates built this new home in 2014, their young, modern clients asked them to carry on with the overall room design, resulting in the firm’s most favourite room to date. Starting with a spacious open...

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My Favourite Room: Luxury Bathroom by Chanika Jones, OBMI

“This room is special because it speaks to the importance of feeling comfortable in every room of your home,” explained interior designer Chanika Jones of OBMI. “Clients often spend much time redoing spaces within their home but neglect...

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Plentiful Pumpkins

The autumn abundance of pumpkins brings the colours and flavours of fall into the home. Bermudians eat so much pumpkin—literally, tons and tons of it—there should be a Facebook page called Bermudians Love Pumpkins. We eat it all year roun...

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My Favourite Room: Kitchen by Nicky Gurret

Chef Mario Batali once said: “The kitchen really is the castle itself. This is where we spend our happiest moments and where we find the joy of being a family.” When the opportunity arose for architect Nicky Gurret to redesign her own fam...