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8 Innovative Cities using Technology to Reduce Energy Use

High pollution, energy shortages and the depletion of natural resources have caused many of the world’s major metropolitan areas to rethink energy usage. City leaders are partnering with energy companies, environmental groups, technology developers and engineers to devise strategies for reducing energy consumption while creating cleaner urban environments.  Although much of the world still has […]

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The Basics of a Sustainable Home: How You Can Start Today

Building and having a sustainable home is more feasible now than ever before. The technologies to do it are becoming more affordable, governments are becoming more supportive of sustainability efforts, and communities around the world are launching their own eco-friendly initiatives. If you want to catch up with the rest of the planet, here’s how […]

Why Make Energy-Efficient Modifications to Your Home?

In recent years there has been a large increase in demand for energy-efficient appliances, residential solar panels, wind turbines, etc.  Some of that may have been as a result of people becoming more environmentally-aware, some because people wanted to lower their electric bills and some simply because of the Federal Tax Credits in place for […]