You eat organic, shop locally, and try to leave the smallest carbon footprint possible. Why on earth would you throw away a perfectly good vacuum cleaner? More than 1 billion pounds of cleaning equipment is added to the landfills each year, and vacuum cleaners are a large part of that total. At their heart, vacuum cleaners are just small fans sealed inside a series of tubes and flexible hoses. There are only so many things that can go wrong with such a simple system, and you can repair almost all of them by yourself.
Greg Barker, the UK’s Energy and Climate Change minister, recently expressed that a “decentralized power to the people energy revolution” is doable. He understands that this developing sector, now half a million local energy systems in UK homes…
When it comes to renovating your bathroom, a plan of attack is essential to ensure as few headaches and bumps in the road as possible. This is especially true if you plan on incorporating eco-friendly and energy-efficient elements into your remodel.
Home automation may seem like the new buzzword, but in reality it’s a concept that’s been with us for years. But unlike the older systems that either relied on low-tech solutions such as timers or highly specialized computer programs and interfaces, today’s systems are easily accessible, intuitive, and often can be controlled by your smartphone from anywhere in the world.
Solar power is growing at a tremendous rate, and there are constantly new hot markets jumping onto the scene. One of these hot markets is Brazil. Take a stroll through those archives for a look at some of the big solar news coming out of the soccer…
Storm water pollution is a major concern due to its potential to contaminate the world’s most valuable resource: drinking water. Cities such as Los Angeles have heightened concern due to an abundance of paved surfaces combined with very infrequent rainfall. When it does rain, the risk of Los Angeles’ waterways becoming polluted is almost inevitable.
Customer relationship management (CRM) systems used to be a headache for most businesses attempting to keep track of customer information and data. The software was clunky and not user-friendly. However, CRM systems have come a long way and are now an integral part of retaining customer satisfaction and customer metrics that sales and marketing teams can take advantage of.