Did you know that water heaters are typically the second biggest user of electricity in your home? It’s true, central A/C systems come in at #1, but not far behind at #2 is your water heater. After all, literally every ounce of hot water you use to take showers, wash clothes and dishes, etc. has […]
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This awesome little video comes to us from the good people at Earthjustice. Fracking: Things Find a Way, looks at the ways that fracking damages ground water, diminishes air quality, and affects communities in the surrounding areas. Companies are fracking in more areas everyday, and companies are not forthright about which chemicals exactly they are […]
Cities across the world have begun to embrace methane gas produced from human waste. Now Manchester, U.K. has announced an ambitious scheme to convert sewage produced by city residents to biomethane in waste water treatment plants.
Recently it seems that every day Americans go through the ritual of shuddering in their car seats as they drive by gas stations and ponder when rates will level out. Though you cannot stop the squeeze at the pump, you can fight the damage to your wallet and reduce the reliance on oil by following […]
Although today there are many companies exploring and implementing telecommuting programs to allow their employees to work part- or full-time from home offices, many more could be doing the same. Companies that offer alternative working arrangements stand to benefit just as much as the individuals that they serve. In fact, telecommuting offers numerous benefits to […]