Tag Archives: US Green Technology

Green Jobs Needed to Slow Global Warming ASAP

Environmental Jobs Help to Battle Global Warming By 2020 - Image from The Orange County Register

Limiting global warming is not only a “nice” idea that would be good to consider in order to help the earth: It is an imperative idea that needs to be taken seriously in order to help to save the economy and the earth. Believe it or not, despite worldwide efforts to place Mother Earth back on the pedestal in our ...

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Green Living Tips for Saving Gas and Money Through Better Car Maintenance

Who doesn’t want to help the environment, save money on their cars and save money on gas all at the same time? Combining all of these missions might sound like a bit of a challenge at first, but it’s possible if you follow these tips. Proper Tire Pressure You might not immediately think of your tires when you are exploring ...

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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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