office space

5 Green Design Trends in the Commercial Office Space

It is no secret the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the traditional office space on its head. However, in all honesty, the health crisis only intensified a trend already in motion, as many companies had been exploring how remote work could help them control office costs and reduce their carbon footprint. Moving forward, commercial offices must […]

solar panels

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 […]

home repairs

Weekend Projects to Make Your Home Energy Efficient and Healthier

While we often associate going green with expensive and not always convenient life changes like zero-emission homes, backyard wind and solar farms, and self-contained organic food gardens, there are also much less expensive projects you can finish over a weekend, which still significantly reduce your home’s carbon footprint. Here’s a list of the most efficient […]

Why Are Cool Roofs a New Trend in Eco-Friendly Design?

Any small effort businesses and individuals make toward being more environmentally-friendly has a positive impact on the world. For this reason, more and more people are looking to sustainable solutions for their living and working spaces. Cool roofs are one new trend in eco-friendly designs. Experts estimate about 90% of the roofs in the United […]

How to Keep Warm in the Winter While Saving the Planet

For eco-friendly families, it is important to protect the planet during the winter months, but to also important to stay safe, warm and comfortable as well. While it may be tempting to crank up the heat and consume additional energy this winter, there are energy-saving techniques you can rely on to stay warm even though […]

Energy Saving Checklist For Commercial Buildings

No doubt, every commercial property owner today has heard of green building concepts. Across the country, businesses and commercial property owners are taking steps to reduce their consumption of natural resources and become more energy-efficient. This can have numerous benefits beyond the good PR it generates. Businesses and commercial properties that reduce their energy consumption […]

Earth Hour 2016: Shining a Light on Climate Action

Tonight, between the hours of 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. local time, the 10-year anniversary of Earth Hour is being celebrated in homes, businesses, cities, countries and nations worldwide. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Earth Hour is part of a global grassroots movement started in 2007 by the WWF to bring people together from […]

10 Energy-Saving Tips You Can Start Using Now

Most people consider summer to be the time of year when they can expect their energy bills to increase dramatically. While this may be true in a number of cities, states and countries, what you may not realize is you could be being victimized by energy vampires or making simple mistakes which are in turn causing you […]

Is Green Home Technology Worth the Investment?

If you are anything like me you’ve been watching your neighbors install solar panels at an ever-increasing rate for the last decade or so. Is it worth it? Is it worth taking the time and investment to install, not only solar panels, but all the green technology that goes along with this technology in order […]

5 Energy Saving Tricks and Treats

Image by D L / Creative Commons Halloween is traditionally known for tricks and treats. However, individuals looking to save energy, during the holiday season or perhaps throughout the entire year, can try some tricks and get some treats of their own. From shining a light on sources of vampire energy, to hunting down ghost […]