Beware of idle electronics | Tuesday Tip

The Department of Energy estimates you could save 10% every month when you unplug appliances when not in use.

Install ceiling fans | Tuesday Tip

In the winter, use fans on the reverse-direction setting to help circulate warm air down from the ceiling so you won’t have to crank up the heat as high.

Eco-Conscious World

5 Tips for Environmentally Responsible Construction in the Eco-Conscious World

Sustainable residential and commercial real estate development is on the rise around the world, and there are many reasons for this shift. We shouldn’t get ahead of ourselves in thinking construction companies and investors are suddenly interested in saving the planet. Even though many truly are, we should instead consider the various benefits environmentally responsible […]

How Hacking A Pipeline Affects The Environment

By now you’ve probably heard about the ransomware hack of the Colonial Pipeline which seized hundreds of millions of gallons of fuel in the USA, but did you know that the cybercrooks behind everything felt pretty bad about it? This week, Noel and Jacob talk about what happened to the pipeline, what this means for our energy grid, and that the apocalypse will revolve around toilet paper!

Let Your Game Console Sleep | Tuesday Tip

This goes out to all the gamers out there! Remember to let that console take a nap every now and then.

Keep A Lid On It | Tuesday Tip

Try to always use a lid when cooking with pots and pans as this will not only save the amount of time needed but minimize energy usage. Make sure you don’t use more water than you need.

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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 […]