Alternative Energy

Energy-Smart Series: Tip 14 – Switch to a Swamp Cooler

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So far we’ve covered several energy-smart ways to cool your home more efficiently, like whole-house fans, natural ventilation and ductless mini-splits. Here’s another option that turns a simple dampened pad into green technology that cools your home and saves on utility costs. It’s called an evaporative cooler, or a swamp cooler. You know how you feel colder after you step ...

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Energy-Smart Series: Tip 13 – Use Natural Ventilation

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If you live in a moderate climate, you may not have to rely solely on your expensive HVAC system for heating and cooling. You might be able to offset it with a readily available green technology, natural ventilation. Don’t brush it off as simply “opening windows and using fans.” Natural ventilation can be very effective at reducing energy costs when ...

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Energy-Smart Series: Tip 12 – Balance Indoor Air Pressure

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You probably don’t give a lot of thought to the air pressure in your home. Not many people are walking around thinking, “I wonder how my indoor air pressure is today?” (Well, unless you’re an HVAC professional.) But air pressure does affect energy use, so you may want to spend a little attention getting some green technology in place to ...

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Can Algae prove to be the uber green fuel of the future?

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U.S. Green Technology specializes in connecting those seeking green jobs to quality employers. Whether you’re looking for a specific green-collar job, or are open to opportunities at companies with sustainable practices, U.S. Green Technology provides resources for all skill levels and industries. Check out any of the popular searches above! Fuels obtained after biological carbon fixation are referred to as ...

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Top 10 Industries to Be Hurt By Green Tech

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We all think about the new opportunities that green technology affords the United States – new jobs created in areas such as solar power, the wind turbine manufacturing industry and biodiesel fuel. But have you really thought about the industries that actually will take a hit as green technology becomes more rampant – much like the newspaper industry took a ...

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Startup EnerVault Unveils New Green Battery

EnerVault's new green battery, the flow battery, stores energy generated from wind and solar power systems and may help to boost the energy grid.

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Why Politicians Avoid Global Warming

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We all know a few bad words, with some people’s repertoire being a little bit longer than others. But we can bet you that the word we’re about to mention is not on anyone’s list this year – except the lists of politicians: Global warming. For some reason, the term “global warming” appears to be a touchy subject these days ...

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