Energy-Efficient Products With Real Impact

Living Green & Saving Energy

Energy-efficiency is a hot topic and with all the clamoring voices out there, it can be hard to discern the wisest investment for an energy-efficient home.

Who's Killing Renewable Energy?

Green (Living) Review

A promising offshore wind energy project has languished on the East Coast for 15 years—and its enemies range from a Koch brother to the Kennedys. New England, densely populated and far from energy production, is one of the most expensive electricity markets in the country.

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8 Practical Ways to Use Solar Energy

Hug a Tree with Me

Solar energy refers to electricity derived from sunlight with the use of photovoltaic panels – this type of energy is effective at powering almost every application that relies on traditional energy. Read on to learn of a few practical ways to use solar energy.

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10,000 Birds

That means the prosecution of corporations which accidentally kill birds, such as Duke Energy for the deaths of two Golden Eagles at one of its plants, would not happen today.

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Renewable Energy To Compete With Fossil Fuel Energy By 2025?

Living Green & Saving Energy

A recent report published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory infers that renewable energy would become cost competitive with fossil fuel based energy by 2025. This target would be achieved without federal subsidies if the green energy is harvested in most productive areas. alternative energy reduce fossil fuels renewable energy green energy saving energy wind energy

New Energy Economics book

Environmental Economics

Energy Economics  By Peter M. From the publisher: Energy Economics outlines the fundamental issues and possible solutions to the challenges of energy production and use, and presents a framework for energy decisions based upon sound economic analysis.

Saving Energy when Traveling

Living Green & Saving Energy

When discussing saving energy, saving energy in the household is a topic that often springs to mind. However, equally as important to limiting your overall energy consumption is to save it when on the move. Saving energy while traveling not only saves you money overall, but also saves the environment and is a vital part of maintaining […]. green travel green vacation saving energy saving money save energy save money save water

Biogenic Energy

Nature Conservancy - Science

Energy Forest Carbon Forests SustainabilityForest biomass is not carbon-neutral in a meaningful time frame.

Energy-saving Tips for Fall

Living Green & Saving Energy

Summer is over, and as the cooler temperatures of fall arrive it is always a good idea to review the ways to reduce energy consumption and save money. saving energy saving money saving water conserve energy how to go green insulation ideas reduce heating costs save energy save money Most of the steps you can take are easy and low-cost. Those that require some up-front investment on your part provide an excellent return for the money [.].

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Helping the Environment by Reducing Energy Consumption

Living Green & Saving Energy

Maintaining your HVAC system regularly and properly is an easy yet effective way to decrease your energy consumption without sacrificing your comfort. carbon footprint reduce fossil fuels saving energy how to reduce carbon footprint save energy

Energy Deregulation: What It Is and What It Means

Living Green & Saving Energy

If you are living in a state that is considering energy deregulation, you might be wondering what it is all about. What Energy Deregulation is There was a […]. renewable energy saving energy energy deregulation If you live in a state that is already deregulated, you might be considering changing providers, but not have a clear idea of what deregulation really means.

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Taming the Energy Hog

Green Home Blog

Taming the Energy Hog. Looking out my window and seeing the approach of winter puts me in a frame of mind to think about energy: where it comes from, how it’s made, and how much we Americans use. But did you know that your dishwasher uses 80 percent of its energy heating water?

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Save the world by saving energy in your home

Green Home Blog

Tagged: carbon , green energy , lighting , Save energy , solar. Energy Efficiency Green Energy REUSABLE SUSTAINABLY SOURCED WATER ENERGY EFFICIENT carbon green energy lighting Save energy solar

What are Energy Vampires & How to stop attracting Them.

Elephant Journal

Energy vampires are people who take from you without consent or reciprocation. They suck your psychic, mental, or spiritual energy. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality attracting energy vampires boundaries egos energy vampires inner abundance mindful relationships victimhoodThey leave you feeling drained.

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Should You Invest in Renewable Energy for Your Home?

Living Green & Saving Energy

Energy Information Administration (EIA). energy efficient lighting green home audit how to go green renewable energy saving energy saving money solar panels green home green home features green home improvements green home renovations improve home marketability save energy

Embodied Energy

Nature Conservancy - Science

When most of us think about the energy we use to drive a car, we focus on the gas mileage. Few of us think of the energy used to build the car, including the energy it takes to convert the raw materials into car parts. Energy Climate Sustainability

How Does Recycling Save Energy?


Everyone knows that by recycling, we are helping to save landfill space and conserve natural resources, but did you know that by recycling you are also saving a lot of energy? Quick Navigation for How Does Recycling Save Energy. ENERGY RECYCLING SAVES.

Are you an Empath or an Energy Vampire? Discover your Emotional Body Type with Ayurveda.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality ayurveda ayurvedic psychology elephant magazine emotional vampires empath empaths energy vampire Health and Wellness sattva sattvic vampireAyurveda describes emotional body types.

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Futuristic Energy-Saving Technology for Your Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

saving energy saving money Futuristic Energy-Saving Technology for Your Home Although a few simple home automation products have been available for decades, such as security systems and intercoms, recent developments in the field promise extended capabilities and lower prices. Many new products are taking advantage of the “Internet of Things” paradigm: a vision of multiple devices that communicate with each other and the user to […].

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Green (Living) Review

Electricity monitors enable people to understand the cost of electricity and B&Q is making it easier to see how small changes can make a big difference to a home’s energy consumption with the OWL energy monitor. 2010 * Energy savings supplied by the Energy Saving Trust.

Energy-Inefficient Habits and How to Break Them

Living Green & Saving Energy

However, energy bills from the holidays can be discouraging. Sometimes we don’t even know what we’re doing that raises those energy cost numbers. easy green living tip energy efficient lighting green living how to go green saving energy saving money energy efficiency at home go green save money save energy save money As we get into the New Year, everyone wants to have a fresh start.

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Flip the Switch: Upgrade to Energy Efficient Lighting Today

Living Green & Saving Energy

Energy Department, when you change one light bulb in your home you save up to $6 per year per light bulb. energy efficient lighting When buying light fixtures we often forget to look past the aesthetics, and we overlook the types of bulbs that are used. According the U.S.

Sneaky Home Energy Hogs

Green Home Blog

Sneaky Home Energy Hogs. Cutting down on energy use is a huge part of going green, but sometimes even our best efforts to be eco-friendly at home can come up short. Energy vampires. remove();});}; // ]]> Tagged: going green , green energy , Home Improvement.

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Save Energy by Avoiding this Phantom Energy Drain

Living Green & Saving Energy

Save Energy by Avoiding this Phantom Energy Drain. easy green living tip green living how to go green saving energy phantom energy save energy save money

Tech To Monitor Your Energy Use

Living Green & Saving Energy

Tech To Monitor Your Energy Use. eco-innovation

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Smart Phone Energy Vampires

Living Green & Saving Energy

I didn’t until reading this article in Grist, and the realization of how much energy is required for our high-tech economy gave me pause. clean coal eco-innovation energy vampires smart phone Did you know that your Smart Phone uses more electricity than your refrigerator? The implications for the Age of Information Technology (that we are inevitably in) are less green than before. In [.].

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Energy Efficient iPads

Living Green & Saving Energy

In fact, an iPad uses about 5% of the energy used by your desktop computer. saving energy saving money eco-innovation iPad energy savingI was surprised to read recently that it only costs about $1.36 per year to charge an iPad. Click the link above to go to the original source., a worthwhile quick read.

Insulation Inspiration for Saving Energy

Living Green & Saving Energy

Insulation Inspiration for Saving Energy. green home audit green living how to go green saving energy saving money conserve energy insulation ideas reduce heating costs save energy save money

Energy-Saving Tips for Winter

Living Green & Saving Energy

how to go green saving energy saving money conserve energy reduce heating costs save energy save moneyWinter brings cold weather and increased costs for heating homes. Here are five simple things you can do to keep those costs under control. Adjust Your Thermostat You can save money on heating costs by adjusting your thermostat to the lowest comfortable setting. This is very individual, so I am not recommending any particular temperature. [.].

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Recycling energy savings

Green Living Tips

Does as much energy go into recycling materials as it does in extracting them in the first place? Find out more about the energy savings in recycling plastic, metals, glass and paper

Saving energy when cooking

Green Living Tips

Many appliances we use in cooking are real energy suckers. Pick up some tips on saving juice (electricity and gas that is) to help reduce environmental impact when cooking your food

Plan Your Landscaping to Save Energy

Living Green & Saving Energy

Homeowners can significantly reduce energy costs with energy conserving landscapes that are attractive and utilitarian. Department of Energy reports that effectively positioned trees can result in 25 percent energy savings for typical households.

Stop Energy Vampires from Sapping Your Energy. ~ Judith Orloff MD

Elephant Journal

Energy vampires sap the energy right out of you. Learn how to spot 5 types of energy vampires & protect yourself. They thrive on being negative & difficult.

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Which Country Is Leading the Way in Energy Security?

Living Green & Saving Energy

Forget Olympic medals or GDP; energy security may now be the best indicator of a nation’s viability. It’s a compounded consideration of a nation’s physical security, its energy consumption, and energy production.

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Nuclear Energy Pros and Cons


This is of course because nuclear energy was discovered after experimenting with reactions of uranium atoms and neutrons. There is endless debate around the pros and cons of nuclear energy; and this article aims to get at the core of those too! What is nuclear energy?

You’re obsessing about the wrong home energy uses

Green (Living) Review

Keeping an eye on your own energy use is the “duh” approach to a smorgasbord of environmental problems, up to and including climate change. climate change energy use home energy

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Going Green Made Easy: 4 Tips to Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

Living Green & Saving Energy

Most people have a big misconception about water and energy conservation. easy green living tip green living how to go green saving energy saving money going green and saving money green living tips

Geothermal Energy Pros and Cons


Heat that is a great source of thermal energy. Geothermal energy is energy contained beneath Earth’s crust. A connection of the words ‘geo’ and ‘thermal’ simply refer to the origin of this energy, where ‘geo’ stands for earth and ‘thermal’ for heat. Energy

Tips To Make Your Pool More Energy Efficient

Living Green & Saving Energy

But for the person paying the bills, it can be a substantial source of energy use. There are a number of ways to cut down on costs, and make the pool more energy efficient. Here are some great tips for energy savings: Take care […]. saving energy energy efficient swimming pool home energy conservation saving energy with a pool Ownership of a home pool is a real source of joy.

Greenpeace Energy erreicht Durchbruch für Balkon-Solarkraftwerke

Green (Living) Review

Im Streit um die Nutzung kleiner Solarmodule für Balkone und Terrassen gibt Deutschlands größter Verteilnetzbetreiber Westnetz auf Druck von Greenpeace Energy seinen Widerstand auf.

Biomass Energy Advantages and Disadvantages


It is the easiest and most available source of energy for those without access to an electrical grid or other sources of energy. Food, waste products, firewood: all of these are sources of biomass energy. What is biomass energy and how biomass energy used? Energy

Illegal Logging & Energy Shortages Pressure Myanmar’s Forests

Nature Conservancy - Science

But a national energy crisis and the ensuing fuelwood demand pose an equal threat. From the Field Asia Pacific Energy Forest Carbon Forests Myanmar forests expeditionFacilitated by organized crime, illegal logging threatens to destroy Myanmar’s forests.

Wind Energy Project Moves Ahead in Nantucket

Living Green & Saving Energy

Wind energy generation off the coast of Nantucket looks to be a reality after all. There has been a lot of push-bask on this project from wealthy New Englanders who had NIMBY attitude toward sustainable energy. renewable energy sustainability wind energy alternative energy Nantucket wind energy project sustainable energyBut it appears that the case to tap into a huge natural, steadily available power source has been made. [.].