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.
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 […]
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.
Ever wondered what happens to your milk or juice cartons? Well, these cartons are now being recycled all over the United States. So no need to throw these away with the other trash, instead put it out separately for recycling. Cartons are packages used for milk, juices and other food products which are available in […]
All homeowners want to be comfortable in their own homes: warm in the winter, cool in the summer and happy when we open the gas and electric bills. About half of the energy we consume goes to heating and cooling our homes, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The most common residential energy sources are natural gas and electricity, both of which leave a significant carbon footprint. If you increase the energy efficiency of your home, you’ll reduce the impact on the environment and your wallet.
You may be wondering when you’ll see your job search efforts finally take root. Sometimes you feel like your resumes are seeds that are landing on infertile ground. Maybe you need new ground—specifically, “green” ground. In today’s job market, green jobs truly are opening up a wealth of fruitful career opportunities, and the year 2014 […]