Posted September 26, 2018 by Josh Crank
The easiest way for most homeowners to reduce their utility bills is by cutting back on energy consumption through self-discipline and increased efficiency. But for those who have some time and money to invest, installing one or more green energy systems can yield bigger, longer-term savings while doing more to protect the environment.
Posted September 20, 2016 by Vernon Trollinger
Working or living in a LEED certified building means more than just lower energy bills. It’s a badge of distinction that shows your commitment to sustainability and green building practices that preserve and protect the earth’s environment. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED certification is an achievement in green building that’s recognized around the world.
Posted July 27, 2016 by Ebony Porter
Miles from the energy churn of a big chain hotel, camping encourages you to head into the wilderness to get away from the electric hum of the city, alongside its sound and light pollution. In short, it’s naturally energy-efficient.
Posted February 5, 2016 by John Rose
When it comes to green living and being environmentally conscious, your average sporting arena falls at the very bottom of that list. Stadiums and athletic centers tend to be large, open venues with enormous energy demands for lighting, climate control, multimedia needs, and more. These buildings typically epitomize the antithesis of being earth-friendly, but if you look a little deeper, green is trending even in the world of athletic center construction.
Posted November 12, 2015 by John Rose
The holiday season seems replete with ways to lose any sense of discipline you’ve worked so hard to gain since you made those resolutions back in January. And while it’s no secret our diet goals will take a hit between October and December, what about your ambitions to be a good steward to our planet?
Posted June 23, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
What exactly is renewable energy? A common definition is “Energy that comes from renewable resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale.” This typically includes biomass, hydro, geothermal, solar, wind, ocean thermal, wave action, and tidal action. But in a global society that runs 24/7/365, renewable energy is still considered too intermittent, unreliable, and expensive.