Articles from: Energy Efficiency

15 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

15 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Climate change is the result of increasing levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, primarily referenced in terms of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The longer we delay action on climate change, the worse its effects will be. Every person, business, organization, and government can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions,…

Eco Friendly Father’s Day Ideas

From their sage advice and caring hugs to their ability to fix just about anything (broken windows and broken hearts, equally), we’re supremely grateful to our fathers, grandfathers, uncles and the other special men in our lives. This Father’s Day, show your appreciation, while also keeping Mother Nature in mind. Below are a few of…

Simple Spring Decluttering

While it’s not officially spring, our clocks are about to “spring ahead.”  Seems like the perfect time to start planning for the annual vernal cleanup of our homes and offices. On order: a good review (and gifting) of what’s no longer needed/used and a serious organizing of all remaining items.  Once you’ve narrowed down the…

Winter Driving Fuel Efficiency Tips

Feel like you’re spending more time at the gas station these past months? It’s not your imagination! Along with the dip in winter temperatures, the fuel efficiency of our cars drops during colder months. Tests show that when temps fall from about 77°F to 20°F, a car’s gas mileage drops by nearly 12 percent. And…

Hut Hut! Your Guide to a Green Tailgate

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  No, it’s not Christmas time—it’s football season! Time to don your favorite team’s jersey, dust off your pom poms and pack up those yummy tailgating treats for a pre-gridiron gathering! And just like your team that’s working harder to get to the playoffs (place your bets…