Energy Efficiency

Why Generating Electricity from Solar Energy Means Less Consumption of Fossil Fuels

Solar parks, solar panels on rooftops and even solar panel laden streetlights have become common sights virtually all around the globe. Even though solar energy is nearly not as popular as grid power, it is being looked at as a feasible means of acquiring electricity as fossil fuel rates around the world have already begun to soar and global supplies ...

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Eco Friendly Rubber Flooring is Ideal for Your Garage

Often homeowners are worried about the type of flooring that they must use for their garages. While there are several options for the same, each has its share of pros and cons. Moreover, with the trend towards choosing an eco friendly product going strong, it becomes all the more important to have the options known beforehand. Rubber flooring is said ...

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4 Ways to Boost Your Energy Job Hunt

It’s back to the old drawing board. You just got turned down from what you thought would have been an ideal fit for you in the energy job circuit. So, what exactly did the hiring manager not see in you? Perhaps, you are not marketing yourself well enough: It’s one thing to have the skills; it’s another to advertise it ...

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Green Investments & Current Capital Market Trends

The total amount in green investments the US requires for building a low-carbon economy in the coming ten years is higher than what current trends show is actually being invested in the green sector.

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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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