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7 Types of Renewable Energy: The Future of Energy

What Is Renewable Energy? Renewable energy is energy that has been derived from earth’s natural resources that are not finite or exhaustible, such as wind and sunlight. Renewable energy is an alternative to the traditional energy that relies on fossil fuels, and it tends to be much  less harmful to the environment. 7 Types of…

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Winter Energy Saving Tips

13 Winter Energy Saving Tips Your heating and cooling system is the biggest energy hog in your home, accounting for almost half your total energy costs.[1] The money you spend on utilities rises dramatically in the summer and winter months when temperature control sees the highest use. Winter can be especially problematic, as heating costs…

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Going Smart at Home: Which Devices Are Essential?

Going Smart at Home: Which Devices Are Essential? The smart home of your dreams is finally within reach. In most cases, you can control everything right from the smartphone you’re reading from right now. Smart home technology transforms how we live, offers increased security and peace of mind, and can even help you reduce your…

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Choosing the Best Energy-efficient Light Bulbs for Your Home

Choosing the Best Energy-efficient Light Bulbs for Your Home Energy-efficient light bulbs help you lower your overall electricity consumption and replace your light bulbs less often. There are many factors to consider when deciding which lighting is right for your home, starting with the different types of light bulb and their efficiencies. Read on to…

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Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy: Safety, Cost, & Efficiency

What Is Nuclear Energy? Nuclear energy is derived from the energy in the core of an atom. Power plants use the process of nuclear fission—the splitting of the atom—to create energy. Some nuclear power plants use uranium atoms. These are split when hit by a neutron, releasing heat and radiation. This atomic collision also releases…

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What Is Solar Energy?

What Is Solar Energy? Solar energy uses the sun’s light and heat to generate renewable or ‘green’ power. The most common form of solar energy is harnessed by solar panels, or photovoltaic cells. In photovoltaic power stations, they’re arranged almost edge-to-edge to capture sunlight in large fields. You’ll also see them on top of houses and…

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What Is a Smart Doorbell Camera?

Smart home security is a natural outgrowth of the move toward greater connectivity with your home and the Wi-Fi enabled devices and technology you use to make your life easier. Smart doorbell cameras aren’t as common as digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home just yet, but they’ve finally caught up in terms of…

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7 Ways to Reduce Single Use Plastics in the Kitchen

Facts About Single Use Plastics Nature is a beautiful thing, but unfortunately, it’s been and is still being polluted by millions of tons of plastic waste. Consider your local parks, they’re managed and often man-made by park staff, but they’re often littered with refuse. The once classic walk in the park is no longer a calming…

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6 Things to Know Before Getting an Electric Car

If you’ve been thinking about making the switch from gasoline-powered vehicles to battery-powered, electric vehicles, you may have a lot of questions on your mind. How does it work? Where can I charge it? How often do I charge it? Is it even worth buying? Just like buying any vehicle, purchasing your first electric car…