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4 Steps to Having the Ultimate Green Wedding

Most people exhibit a degree of environmental conscientiousness in their everyday lives. When it comes to something like planning a wedding, however, the stress of the event can make those principles go right out the window. Here are some easy tips for making your big day as green as possible. Wear Eco-Friendly Attire Image via Flickr by Lisa H A ...

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A Green Winter: 5 Reasons to Look Forward to Colder Weather

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: A Warm Fireplace Reduces ...

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Home Automation and Energy Consumption: Sometimes you can save money by spending money

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. Fortunately for them,  the industry is constantly responding to demand with new products and solutions. One of the biggest ways homeowners are ...

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The Smart Grid and Green Energy

Our current standard for energy production and distribution has long been outdated. We rely predominantly on coal, nuclear, and natural gas as a means to provide energy to the majority of those living in the United States. Costs to produce energy from these means have taken a significant toll on our environment. The distance between energy producers and consumers, along ...

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Getting Over the Problem of Green Energy in the US

The green sector is challenging in the US. Despite films such as An Inconvenient Truth—Vice President Al Gore’s crusade to halt global warming’s deadly progress—and the endless campaigning of many, renewable energy has received a large amount of opposition from American policy makers over the years. They appear to be under the impression that being environmentally friendly runs the risk ...

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Welcome To Energy Harvesting – The Future Smart City

Source: Sagentia The prospect of future smart cities continues to instil in us the motivation to pursue and develop innovative power solutions for supplying energy. For instance, is there a way we can collect and store energy from the fields around us on a daily basis (i.e. light, heat and sound) and use this to power things? The answer is ...

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Tesco to become Carbon Neutral by 2050

UK supermarket giant Tesco has a bold plan to become completely carbon neutral by 2050. The company, which employs more than half a million people in 12 countries sees 75 million shopping trips to its stores every week and is now aiming to reduce those trips by encouraging customers to shop online via its newly launched tablet device, as it ...

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