Energy Efficiency

How the Market for Solar Energy Has Increased

solar energy

It’s a perfect storm for solar right now, but in a very good way. Several economic, cultural and environmental factors are coming together to create not just a growing interest but a downright demand for solar products and technologies for businesses and individuals. Solar Cell Central shows that the number of PV installations worldwide continues to accelerate. It also says ...

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How An Industry Actually Shifts to Green

Shifts to Green

We hear a lot these days about how many companies are making changes to appear environmentally friendly, to the point where “green” becomes a buzz word that loses some of its specifics. Apple is a good example of a company with a consumer-friendly clean face and a darker side. Nothing about the company is outwardly evil, however the labor practices ...

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Thinking Green: Think Outside the Firm

If a company needs to make big changes, it is usually time to look outside for help. Start by considering how hard it is for an individual to change. For a company, it might sound easy to change – after all, a company change can be a direct order from the executive office. But most executives know that you can’t ...

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Ultra Sustainable Vehicle Options That Don’t Require a Plug

BMW Hydrogen 7 Review

If it seems like you are seeing more energy efficient vehicles on the road than ever, you’re correct; in fact, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that approximately 11 million vehicles in the United States use some type of alternative fuel to get around. Additionally, 2 million hybrid-gas-electric and diesel-electric vehicles are all over our highways and byways. While electric ...

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Seven Tips to Throwing a Green Barbeque

Green Barbeque

Seven Tips to Throwing a Green Barbeque There is nothing quite like a great summer barbeque. Inviting friends and family over to enjoy a perfect evening and great cooking is one of the best ways to enjoy your weekend. Unfortunately, it is also one of the worst ways to add pollution and waste to the environment. Between the smoky grill ...

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Energy Efficiency is helpful for Clean Air regulations

clean air regulations

In December 2011, the US Environment Protection Agency notified the new Mercury and Air Toxins Standards to limit the emissions of heavy metals like mercury, nickel, arsenic and chromium from coal fired boiler plants. Besides power plants, coal fired boilers are used for process steam in industries such as steel, paper and cement. These heavy metals are found in small ...

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Facts about Green Building

green building

When we talk of green building, many aren’t really sure what the whole thing is. It is a complex notion with so many factors involved, and if you are a fan of living green then you should definitely read through this article. If you are struggling with the term ‘green building’, chances are you may have heard of it under ...

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