Making the commitment to live a sustainable lifestyle can encompass all aspects of your daily life, in some areas you may not have contemplated historically. For example, you may choose to shop for locally grown produce to reduce the carbon footprint of your pantry or recycle with a passion. However, few of us would make [...]
Saving energy isn’t always about huge changes. You don’t have to be a city planner or engineer installing a hydrodelectric dam to make a big difference in energy consumption. One of the best ways you can be a smart energy user is to take your regular practices to work.
Whether you work [...]
From the nearest cineplex to the pages of a classic bodice ripper, the undead are all the rage these days. But bet you didn’t know there are vampires lurking in your home at this very moment. We don’t mean the garlic-fearing, casket-dwelling, “I vant to suck your blood” variety, but we [...]Continue Reading →
By Jordan Remington
Home appliances are the largest culprits that make energy bills skyrocket. The three most voracious energy gobblers are heaters, air conditioners and water heaters. The energy used to operate water heaters is higher than the monthly consumption of almost all small appliances and digital devices in a typical home combined, according to Continue Reading →
The two main factors that should be considered are carbon dioxide and methane emissions of a population (or person), a system or an [...]Continue Reading →
By Laura Galloway
Some states in the U.S. have deregulated energy distribution, making it easy to choose from which supplier you receive your energy in those states. Accordingly, www.saveonenergy.com writes what the consumer is really doing is selecting an energy vendor to supply power to their retailer. The retailer, or electric company, then sends [...]Continue Reading →
By Kandace Heller
As more people embrace a green lifestyle, they are looking for ways to make their homes more energy efficient. Fortunately, there are several ways a homeowner can improve the energy efficiency of his house. By using the latest green technologies, you can reduce your carbon footprint and energy costs. In some [...]Continue Reading →
By Morris Buchanan
Major home essentials like floors and windows, can doubly serve as accessories that decorate and enhance interior spaces. While envisioning the design and decor of your home, keep in mind the beauty and eco-friendliness of wood. Certain wood products, even for home projects, can positively affect the environment in the following ways.
Wood [...]Continue Reading →
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The primary effect of becoming an eco-friendly business is the obvious one – it helps to sustain our environment, and we’ve only got the one.
But researchers are now finding even more positive outcomes for businesses that decide to become green friendly.
For example, a 2012 study by professors at the University of California Los [...]Continue Reading →