Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Is Nat King Cole crooning in the corners of your memory? Whether you live in a place where snow blankets every surface, or the sun shines brightly, there are plenty of reasons to look forward to cooler weather. Here are a few that are also easy on the environment.
Global society has reached a level of energy use that we’ve never seen before. While there are ongoing improvements in technology that are meant to mitigate resource use and push sustainability to the forefront, there are also technology structures that contribute to the downward spiral of our climate and materials. One of the technology models that isn’t as efficient as it should be is the modern IT department.
Conventional methods of using biomass as an energy source have been met with strong opposition and concerns over the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and pollution associated with burning natural materials for fuel. However, one California startup has created a method to convert biomass into carbon-negative energy.
Living a green and sustainable lifestyle doesn’t mean throwing out all those old energy-hogging devices in favor of streamlined energy-efficient ones. As any good green crusader will tell you, the best thing you can do for the environment is get the most out of your gadgets before recycling them responsibly. Here are five surprising new uses for old tech that come with the benefits of a clearer conscience, a healthier planet and a more handy home or office.
These days, there’s an app for pretty much everything. From gaming to home energy management, tasks are done on handheld devices through the cloud. So why are energy audits still stuck on clipboards and pencils? Good news – by next year, commercial…
Smart homes and energy-efficient homes are two concepts that go hand in hand. And whether it’s a new appliance-control gadget or smartphone access to regulate your thermostat, keeping energy costs down is on the minds of many homeowners.
All living creatures rely heavily on the environment for the air they breathe, the water they drink and the food they eat. Unfortunately, decades of technological evolution and population growth, with little regard to environmental impact, have put at risk even these basic needs. Luckily, many who care about the future of the environment have stepped forward and taken on the tasks of protecting and reversing the damage done to the environment. You can help too through green job opportunities that work directly or indirectly towards helping the environment.