How To Find Cash Hidden In Your House

Amazon.com Widgets You don’t have to look under the floorboards to find the cash that’s hidden in your home. Many of your ongoing monthly costs come in the form of energy — you know, those bills that keep showing up every month. We can show you how to take control and reduce your carbon emissions [...]

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Top Green Alternative Energy Tips

Start by switching to green power The easiest way to switch to green energy is to call your current provider and see if they offer an alternative. An increasing number of companies do, harnessing renewable sources like wind and solar power to offer electric service in their markets. This costs more for the consumer, since [...]

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5 Tips On How To Drive Smart And Save Green

Drive smart, save green. It’s a great phrase, and if more people took up the challenge, the whole country – no, the whole world – would benefit immensely. How can you make a difference to the environment with your driving? This article provides you with 7 great tips that you can put into action right [...]

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Examples Of How Going Green Saves You Money

There are many examples of how going green saves you money. Kermit the Frog was wrong – it Is easy being green, and it saves you money at the same time. As the planet faces a period of warming where our actions are believed to be the prime cause, it makes sense to seek out [...]

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Corporations Find Business Case For Going Green

Why go green? If oil prices surge even higher, or supplies dwindle, people will still want to heat their homes, drive their cars and turn on their lights. For a company like BP to make it in that type of market, it might help to be able to offer alternative products, such as solar or [...]

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Additional Tips To Help You Live Green

There are plenty of small areas where you can make some significant changes as well. The concepts here are very easy and anyone can implement then to start living greener right now. You will be proud to offer such benefits to the environment without having to give up anything you really need.It is important to [...]

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  • Responsible Lawn Watering

    Americans turn on the sprinkler too much, with 50% of water going to waste due to evaporation, wind, and over-watering. Once a strong, healthy lawn is established, it should need minimal to no watering. Changing color – and even slight browning – are part of grasses’ natural cycles, and a good rain will bring it [...]

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  • Buy Green School Supplies

    This fall, send your child off to school with a guaranteed A+ in healthy, sustainable living. Buying recycled and natural school supplies is more affordable and simpler than ever with an increasing number of stores, including big ones such as Wal-Mart and Target, stocking green products. Healthier Gear All kinds of common school items have [...]

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  • 50 New Ways To Never Waste Food Again

    “Use it up, wear it out, make do, or do without” is a favorite adage in both frugal and green circles, and it is something I strive to live by. One of the best ways to “use it up” is to think differently about our food and ways to avoid wasting it. The statistics for [...]

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  • How To Find Cash Hidden In Your House

    You don’t have to look under the floorboards to find the cash that’s hidden in your home. Many of your ongoing monthly costs come in the form of energy — you know, those bills that keep showing up every month. We can show you how to take control and reduce your carbon emissions in each [...]

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  • Guest Post: Solar Better Under Romney or Obama?

    One of the anecdotes I've been hearing a lot about in the halls at Solar Power International in Orlando this week came from the opening day CEO panel addressing "Change in an Uncertain Market." The moderator asked the CEOs whether they thought the solar industry would be better under a Romney or Obama administration. The [...]

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  • Itron, Sunrun and the Cellular Smart Meter for Rooftop Solar

    Residential solar systems usually don’t have much interaction with the meter attached to the side of the home. Mostly, they spin the meter’s dial backwards when they’re cranking out more power than the house is using, and get read once a month to calculate the bill. Smart meters can enable two-way communication to deliver more [...]

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  • SPI 2012: PV Module Makers Must Differentiate or Perish

    Vendors at Solar Power International (SPI) in Orlando, Florida have issued a flood of new product announcements, a few of which we've detailed below. For solar module vendors — It's about differentiation in the most dynamic and savage business environment ever experienced by this industry. When confronted with claims that solar photovoltaic panels are commodities, [...]

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  • SPI 2012: Solar Celebrates, Then Readies for an Attack From Consumer Reports

    The new numbers for solar PV’s Q2, just reported by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA), make solar, according to SEIA President Rhone Resch, “the fastest growing industry in the United States.” Resch kicked off the opening session of Solar Power International (SPI) 2012 by briefly recounting those numbers: 742 megawatts installed [...]

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  • SPI 2012: Solar Industry Moving ‘Forward, Together’

    Reporting from Solar Power International (SPI) 2012, the solar industry’s annual conclave. Even before arriving in Orlando, Florida for the four-day trade show, educational conference, and networking extravaganza, GTM was seeing announcements indicating that solar manufacturers and developers are thinking about the potential strength in numbers. The most ambitious effort spotted so far is the [...]

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  • 2012 London Olympics goes green with recyclable basketball stadium

    Asmita Prasad: Hosting the Olympic Games has so far been a privilege bestowed only to a few wealthy countries who could afford to erect massive sports arenas required for the event. Since the Olympics draw a huge number of international visitors, building such arenas is something of a necessity. However, to level the proverbial playing [...]

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  • California’s 1-Gigawatt Solar Milestone: What Does It Mean?

    Topping one gigawatt in solar power production on a hot August day was a milestone that both shows how far California has come with solar power and how far it has to go. The California Independent System Operator (CAISO), which runs the state’s grid, said the state cracked one gigawatt for the first time and hit a [...]

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  • Could Green Jobs Tip the 2012 Presidential Election?

    Seven of the top seventeen states with the most rapid growth in greentech, according to a new study, are considered swing states in the upcoming presidential election. Red, White & Green; The True Colors of America’s Clean Tech Jobs, by DBL Investors’ Nancy Pfund and Michael Lazar, argues that greentech could help determine which way [...]

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