energy


The true price of coal

February 19th, 2011.

Burning coal for electricity generation is cheap. Or is it? The real cost to the USA’s economy through the human health and environmental damage it wreaks has been calculated – and the price is absolutely mind-boggling.

Not all LED lights are created equal

November 30th, 2010.

LED’s have the potential to contribute greatly to decreasing our environmental impact by reducing electricity related carbon emissions. But not all LED’s are created equal and the current situation is putting makers of quality LED products in a difficult position.

Recycling, glass, metal, plastic and paper – energy savings

August 28th, 2010.

Does as much energy go into recycling materials as it does in extracting them in the first place? Find out more about the energy savings in recycling plastic, metals, glass and paper

Light pollution, the environment and climate change

August 4th, 2010.

Light pollution is an underrated environmental problem. It affects plants and animals directly and it also steals the magnificent night sky from us. Learn more about the issue in this article and what you can do to reduce light pollution.

Renewable energy grants, rebates and incentives

June 18th, 2010.

Cost is a major factor preventing many from installing solar panels and wind turbines; but some governments are now offering generous rebates and incentives to help take the financial sting of renewable energy systems. Find out where to locate information on rebates in this article.

Another reason to save electricity – line loss

April 27th, 2010.

Your household or business electricity related consumption and associated carbon emissions could be as much as 6 – 10% higher than you think due to an issue called line loss.

A greener Internet – renewable energy

April 1st, 2010.

As we work on play on our iPhones, surf web sites or perhaps even work on our own web sites, there’s not just the electricity consumption at our end to take into consideration, but on the service providers side as well. As active participants of the Internet, we need to mobilize to encourage online and telecommunications companies to green their power sources.

Emissions trading primer (aka carbon cap and trade)

March 30th, 2010.

Confused about carbon cap and trade or emissions trading? A primer for the many of us trying to wrap our heads around the basics of how these carbon emission reduction strategies are meant to work.

How To Save Energy With Replacement Windows

March 10th, 2010.

A look at the various types of replacement windows with tips on how to choose windows to save energy and lower utility bills.

Saving gas saves you money and the environment

December 7th, 2009.

Going on a road trip these holidays? Pick up some gas saving tips that will not only save you money, but help lessen your impact on the environment.