It’s not easy to create green hotels. Most existing chains agree that retrofitting the HVAC system in every franchise, renovating interiors in favor of green materials, and making other major overhauls would be great. But most also agree it’s just not feasible, especially during this economy. That said, there are plenty of smaller ways hotel chains can be green.
Solar power’s beginning to pull ahead in the race among energy sources in the U.S. A recent Frost & Sullivan report found that by 2016, utility-scale solar’s going to attract more than $20 billion in investments. That’s great news for green energy and solar jobs across the country.
The Toyota Prius marked the beginning of practical hybrids. As versatile as it is green, the Prius can accommodate an eco-friendly family of five inside its spacious interior without sacrificing performance. If you’re interested in saving money and the environment, going electric could be the best option for you. Here are a few reasons why the Toyota Prius is the best green car on the market.
If you’re trying to buy an SUV, chances are you never even thought about getting a Porsche and the reason for that is simple – they aren’t really well known for making big cars. As a matter of fact, the Porsche Cayenne (one of their best-selling vehicles) was the only SUV in production until now.
For several years now, global warming and the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has made some of us rethink our lifestyles, the things we buy, and how we build our homes and businesses. When this whole global warming thing started, the first ones to blame were corporations; and while they do hold most of the responsibility and have the biggest impact on the environment, homeowners can affect the environment as well, whether it is positively or negatively.
One of the main contributing factors to airline tickets is the cost of fuel that is consumed for even the shortest of trips. In 2013, the Solar Impulse broke numerous aviation records as many watched its flight across the United States. Almost a year later, the Solar Impulse 2 plans on breaking even more records by being the first solar plane to circumvent the globe. What could this mean for the future of aviation?
People have been using the internet for a long time now but are they aware of how much energy that one click of the mouse consumes? Maybe not. The internet is a reliable source of information and a faster way of communication that people use for personal and/or business reasons. It is a technology that people cannot do without, making online companies run their facilities 24/7 to address the demand for services. This resulted to data centers wasting 90 percent or more of the electricity they draw from the grid.