Tag Archives: Environmental technology

Top Markets to Find Green Jobs

You’re part of the 70 percent of Americans who downright hate their jobs. Maybe you’re at the point where you are ready for change: You are willing to go anywhere to find a new job and give yourself a new lease on life, and landing a green job seems to be more promising than remaining stuck in your dead-end career ...

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The Brilliant Economics of Green Buildings

Despite the fact that not so long ago environmentalism was a concept that was mocked, recent studies and figures have shown that not only are environmentally friendly projects being taken seriously, they are proving to be big business. The green market has become a highly successful and lucrative niche, and there are a lot of suppliers, designers and contractors that ...

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Energy-Smart Series: Tip 11 – Central Air Conditioning Alternatives

Americans rely on air conditioning a lot, and any homeowner will tell you it can get expensive. But there are more ways than one to air condition a building, and some green technology is very affordable. Central air conditioning makes use of your ductwork to distribute cool air to every room in your house. The air is literally forced through ...

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Greening Your Unemployment; Eco-friendly Tips for Your Job Search

Brace yourself. Financial research firm Lombard Street Research states, “unemployment could rise above 8 percent,” according to Breitbart.com. During the first quarter, the official unemployment rate stands at 7.9 percent. The unstable, competitive job market breeds unemployed individuals, or the employed deficient, who wake up every morning with the grueling job hunt on the mind. Unemployment and job searching can ...

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Vermont Furniture Industry Creates Thousands of Green Jobs

Vermont has a reputation for being one of the greenest states in the Union–and not just because it’s 80 percent covered by forests. Vermonters are big on green technology, green transportation and green living. It should come as no surprise that they’re making a name for themselves in the green furniture industry. According to the Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association, the ...

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Ecotourism Spotlight This Week: Dubai

It’s not too late to start planning your summer vacation, but why not plan one that is totally different from the norm? If going skiing in a desert oasis and walking on streets of gold sounds appealing to you, then Eco-Dubai should be next on your list. This Middle Eastern spot is perfect for ecotourism, allowing you to embrace and ...

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Both Oil and Green Energy Can Shake Hands for the Sake of the Economy

Oil has always been pitted against green energy in a battle between black gold and “green” gold. Still, experts say that in light of the recent U.S. presidential election, maybe it is time for both green energy and black energy to unite under the new president so that the benefits of both can finally shine through—both on the save-Mother-Earth front ...

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