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Save Energy in Your Home

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Save Energy Energy conservation is becoming an increasingly important issue. Not only are the current methods of generating energy harmful to our planet, but they’re also becoming progressively more expensive with the gas and electricity prices being on a seemingly never-ending rise. Instead of turning a deaf ear every time someone mentions the words “global warming” or “saving the planet”, ... Read More »

DIY Home Energy Audit Checklist

5 eco-friendly tips

DIY Home Energy Audit Even if you’re not concerned about your carbon footprint or any of the other eco-friendly buzzwords that have emerged in recent years, you’re probably interested in saving some money. If you are still unsure about whether to hire professionals or do it yourself then click here for more information to help you make a decision on ... Read More »

Energy Saving Checklist: (Commercial Buildings)

Reduce Energy Footprint

Energy Saving Checklist Efficiency is one of the most important qualities of a business. When a business operates with efficiency, every resource it uses goes directly to supporting and expanding the organization’s goals — without anything wasted. However, many companies focus on their organizational efficiency without stopping to consider other ways they could become more efficient. For example, commercial buildings ... Read More »

Solar Panels for Your Home, Deciding to Install

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Solar Panels Solar panels are quite a controversial subject nowadays. Installing them is about as thrilling as insulating the attic; however, much like adding insulation, turning to solar energy is a home improvement that might even pay itself off, in addition to being an obvious environmentally conscious choice. So, should you install the solar panels? How do they work? The ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, Aruba Commits 100%

Greener Lifestyle

Renewable Energy While many nations are taking steps toward energy independence, Aruba is diving in. In 2012, the small island nation pledged to transition to 100 percent renewable energy within eight years. Justin Locke is director of the island energy program at the Carbon War Room, an international nonprofit. He said it makes sense for islands to switch to clean ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, Outpacing Demand for First Time

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Renewable Energy For the first time ever, investment in new renewables was more than enough to cover rising global electricity demand in 2015, according to the first World Energy Investment report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA). While fossil fuels still dominate energy supplies, the IEA says changing investment flows point towards a “reorientation of the energy system.” Carbon ... Read More »

Salt Lake City Commits to 100% Renewable by 2032

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Salt Lake City Salt Lake City announced  its commitment to transition to 100 percent renewable energy sources by 2032. The city also plans to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2040. Mayor Jackie Biskupski and city council members signed a joint resolution Tuesday creating the Climate Positive 2040 commitment. The resolution acknowledges the scientific consensus that climate change is ... Read More »

Clean Energy, America Has the Money to go 100%

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Clean Energy IRS asked anyone who might be exposed in the Panama Papers to come forward before they get caught. And for good reason—America is a hotbed of tax evasion. There’s an old myth that we can’t have a comfortable lifestyle—cars, homes, creature comforts—without sacrificing clean water and clean air, because it requires lots of energy and we don’t have ... Read More »

Renewable Energy, 96 Cities Go 100%

Greener Lifestyle

Renewable Energy While countries have dragged their feet for years on meaningful climate action, many cities around the world have forged ahead with sustainability efforts. In July, about 60 mayors pledged to fight climate change at a two-day conference hosted by Pope Francis. Several cities have even made impressive strides to ditch fossil fuels in favor of renewables. Two recent reports have ... Read More »