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Take Charge And Go Off The Grid

I had just arrived to camp for the night, roughly 30 miles from the trailhead, and low and behold one of the most beautiful sunsets I have ever seen was just starting to ignite in the early evening sky. It was as if any and every color I had ever seen was being brushed onto […]

November 19th

3 Easy Ways To Make Your Computer More Energy Efficient

We live in the information age, where it seems that almost anything can be found by simply typing a few words into a Google search, but did you ever stop to think of how much that convenience might actually be costing you? The answer might surprise you. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) computers […]

October 14th

Amps, Volts and Watts: What it means for energy efficiency

If you’ve ever purchased any sort of electronic device for your home, odds are you’ve come across the terms amperage (amps), voltage (volts) and wattage (watts). But what exactly do all these terms mean, and why do they matter? In short, having an understanding of amps, volts and watts can help you save money on […]

September 24th

How Your Pool Pump And Filter Work

Most people think their pool might be a “fixed cost” when it comes to its electricity consumption, often assuming that, for hygienic reasons, they need to keep the pump going all day. However, as a general rule, cycling through your pool’s water once per day (one complete turnover of the volume of water in the […]

September 13th

How Your Fridge And Freezer Work

Knowing how your fridge and freezer work is a great place to start when it comes to making them more energy efficient. After all, fridges and freezers account for roughly 6% of the average monthly electric bill. So to help you get a head start on saving both money and energy, we’ve come up with […]

September 12th

Top 5 Toilet Water Conservation Devices

We’ve all heard the expression, “flushing money down the toilet” , but did you ever realize that it’s true? Seriously! Every time you flush your toilet it’s costing you money in the form of your monthly water bill. So to help you save both money and agony, we’ve come up with the top 5 toilet […]

June 20th

Range-Extended BMW i3 Gets Full $2,500 California EV Rebate

There’s no denying it: California is one of the most important car markets in the world for manufacturers, and the state’s $2,500 zero-emissions vehicle rebate is very helpful for competing there. There are several specific requirements a car must meet to get the full $2,500 rebate, and most plug-in cars that aren’t 100% electric can’t […]

May 3rd

Do You Have a Plug-in Car Personality?

Our favorite green car dude, John Voelcker, Sr. Editor of GreenCarReports.com, came to the Green Diva Studio to talk about the latest in green driving trends and the best green cars to buy in 2014. We got to do a few segments with John, AND a great video on the types of people that buy […]

November 12th

Cell phone Recycling: The Hows and Whys

In today’s generation, new electronics and smart phones are coming out on the market everyday.  And with the large demand for having the newest and greatest thing, our old phones end up sitting around for years, or even worst, end up in the trash.  When electronics end up in the trash, they will end up […]

August 12th

The Best Energy Information from the Crowd!

Check out this awesome infographic from Energy Savings– they’ve looked at some of the best energy efficiency projects from Kickstarter and Indiegogo, to give us an idea about where our technology is headed. If the image doesn’t show correctly, please click here to view! Created by EnergySavings.com

August 7th

Toyota Prius Rises Above 3 Million Sales

The Toyota Prius has been around for a long time — well, since 1997. When Toyota introduced the Prius it became the world’s first mass-produced hybrid passenger vehicle. Since its inception in 1997, Toyota has created several generations of the hybrid — while improving on its technology, reducing its cost, and improving on the EPA-estimated ratings for […]

July 15th

Carely Helps you Share Green Living Activities

Many social networks let you share thoughts, pictures, links, videos and places, but the recently released Carely app is focused on green living activities. With Carely you can discover and create new activities, instantly check in to them, suggest them to friends or join your friends’ activities. Carely allows you to connect with friends and like […]

May 25th