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,
ChristmasIt doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive to have fun with family at Christmas. Family Christmas traditions can be cheap, easy and focused on giving, not buying. Here are eight ideas for low-cost,
Although you may have spent the last few months figuring out how to keep your home warm, summer is fast approaching and it is now time to try and keep it cool.
Mr. Fan Yong Guang is a Chinese farmer live in Yang Jia Miao, Jiaozhou City, Shandong Province. Since 2010 he has paid nothing for his electricity bills, for all the electricity of the family was generate by his DIY homemade wind power system.
ENERGY saving might not be high on the agenda in many people’s minds in summer but for one dedicated community group in Wharfedale, the issue has become a year-long call to action.