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How to Make Your Airbnb Rental More Energy Efficient

Statistics indicate two million Americans stay in an Airbnb on a daily basis. Therefore, it comes as no surprise, renting out your home can help to generate additional revenue. But, you have to practice your due diligence when it comes to regulating energy use, as the additional income you make, can get depleted by guests […]

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Biofriendly Ways to Conserve Water and Energy

In this month’s Biofriendly DIY we wanted to let you know about various ways you can conserve water and energy at home. While there’s no question taking steps to conserve water and energy is good for the environment, the bonus is it’s good for your wallet too. In addition, once you’ve begun taking these steps, […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 69 - The Future of Green Energy with David Dodge

The Future of Green Energy with David Dodge

When it comes to the future of green energy, we looked no further than the Great White North of Canada where we were introduced to David Dodge, acclaimed environmental journalist and host of the popular multi-media podcast, Green Energy Futures. David shares the story of his humble beginnings as a forester, and how it eventually led him to document the clean energy revolution that’s already underway.

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Going Solar 101: Tips for Solar Inverter Installation and Maintenance

If you’ve been exploring the idea of installing a solar panel system, you probably already know all the components you’ll need to obtain. Some of these components may vary depending on the type of system you’re about to install. That said, you’ll still need to get your hands on solar panels, batteries, charge controller and […]

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Light Bulbs and Energy Saving: A Checklist for the Home and Office

We live at an amazing time in human history, and we’re lucky to be blessed with so much abundant technology to make our lives easier and more comfortable than our ancestors ever could have dreamed. Still, there’s a tendency to think that because this technology is almost always right there when we need it, it […]

Weekly Greens – August 21st

Image by dorena-wm Sorry I’m little late on my ‘Weekly Greens’ edition for this week. I spent the last few days visiting with out-of-town family. It was very nice to catch up and enjoy some quality time with them. Since I’m back now, let’s get caught up on everything from eco inventions to car-sharing tips […]

First Zero Energy School About To Be In Session

Earlier this year I shared the good news that Richardsville Elementary School was working towards becoming the first net-zero energy public school. As you can imagine, that is quite an undertaking and will be quite an accomplishment when it opens. Well…..as good news would have it, construction is nearing completion and Richardsville Elementary is on […]