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14 Sustainable Cities to Visit During Your Summer Vacation

14 Sustainable Cities to Visit During Your Summer Vacation Are you worried about making a sizeable carbon footprint by taking a summer vacation? We’re here to tell you that you can travel guilt-free. Rent yourself an electric vehicle, find charging stations along the route and get ready to enjoy yourself at one of these sustainable summer vacation destinations. If you’re taking a vacation anywhere in the U.S. a sustainable city… ...

The Origins of Earth Day – And Why It’s More Important Than Ever

  On April 22nd, as the beauty of Spring is in full bloom, the world takes a day to celebrate and support Earth. For over half a century, Earth Day has served as a time to reflect on the amazing biodiversity of our planet and our impact on the environment. It’s a time when we show gratitude for all that the Earth gives us and make an effort to give… ...

What is a Zero Energy Ready Home?

While most of us take steps to minimize energy use, some aim to eliminate energy use altogether – at least the use of nonrenewable energy. Zero energy ready homes are dwellings that are extremely energy efficient. So much so, they can be mostly or completely powered by a renewable energy system.  Many environmentalists would say the goal is for all homes to be built zero energy ready and for existing… ...

Gas or Electric Fireplaces: Which is More Energy Efficient?

Fireplace safety is important but so is energy use. If you’re thinking about adding a fireplace or replacing an existing one, you’ve probably wondered which type is the most efficient. In addition to traditional wood-burning fireplaces, there are electric and gas fireplaces. Due to convenience, many people today choose to go with either a gas fireplace or an electric fireplace. But which one is more energy efficient? Factors That Influence… ...

Top 5 Appliances in Order of Energy Consumption

Sure, the HVAC system is the biggest energy hog in a home, but what about the appliances?  There are a number of things that can affect how much energy an appliance uses. It can be a matter of needing a substantial energy supply to power the appliance, the amount of time the appliance is used and even how the appliance is used.  Luckily, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) has been… ...
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