Holiday shopping for men can be challenging. For the man who enjoys getting new power tools and likes to work in the yard, Christmas shopping just got easier. With all the attention of,
With electricity bills set to soar by a further £200 per year, Australian families are taking all measures to ensure the quarterly bill remains as low as possible. As households continue to keep up with trends,
Phantom power is energy that is used by appliances and electronics even when those items appear to be off. According to the book “Save the Earth for Ten Bucks,” televisions still use half the energy when off as they do when on!
The UK Government is making £400 grants available to a total of 125,000 households throughout England whose boilers are “G” rated or below. A “G” rating means that the seasonal energy efficiency rating is less than 70%.
The new Obama Cash for Clunkers Appliance government rebate program to promote better national energy efficiency includes rebates for a number of home appliances including refrigerators. The program, sponsored by the United Department of Energy (DOE) under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,
Hospitals Increasing Green Building
More hospitals and medical centers are turning to energy efficient building options, according to an article in the Modern Healthcare. Whether renovating an existing structure,
Barriers to Unlocking Energy Efficiencies
Unlocking energy efficiencies in the commercial sector involves a number of barriers such as:
- Ownership Problems. Many commercial buildings are leased and upfront investment in energy efficiencies may not be recouped by the owner but by the lessee.
When the City of Lights decides it’s “Lights Out” for one hour, you know that Earth Hour has gained momentum. Paris, France and other places around the world are fighting climate change by turning off all electric lights and appliances for one hour in a show of environmentalist support (as well as reducing their city’s carbon dioxide output.)
What is Earth Hour?
LED Christmas lights – they’re boring, right? They have monotone colors and low light levels, don’t they? Think again. New LED Christmas lights are on the market, and they can compete with the best of the traditional incandescent Christmas light market.
Strings of lights add a gorgeous glow to a Christmas tree, but can consume a lot of energy if left unchecked. For sparkle and pizzazz without wasting precious and pricey electricity,