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Dec, 6 2013 17:12
Small commercial building owners usually forego energy efficiency upgrades due to cost, leaving those retrofits to larger commercial businesses. But the owners of smaller commercial buildings are starting to realize the benefits of making the energy efficient upgrades. Find out more…
Nov, 25 2013 22:11
Cities are starting to see the revenue-generating, job-creating and environment-saving potential of building energy efficient homes on publicly owned land. Boston is already on the move, and other cities are following close behind. Read on to find out more…
Jul, 26 2013 21:07
People have a lot of opinions about green homes, and most of them are wrong. Here we dispel five common myths about green homes.
Jul, 18 2013 00:07
The world depends way too much on coal as our main source of energy, but the spot for second-largest energy source is up for grabs - and renewable energy is set to take over the second spot very soon.
Jul, 15 2013 21:07
Windbreaks can save you a lot of money on heating and cooling costs, and the benefits grow as the trees and shrubs grow. If you know how to use landscaping to maximize the benefits of windbreaks in your climate, you can save hundreds of dollars on your utility bills over time.
Jul, 12 2013 15:07
How can you improve your home's energy efficiency without breaking the bank? On-bill financing from your utility company. Your bill stays the same, and the upgrades are paid over time with the savings. Find out more...
Jul, 9 2013 23:07
When you think of the trees, flowers and bushes in your yard, you probably think of how nice your house looks from the street - but you could also use these features to help make your home more energy efficient. Here's how...
Jul, 5 2013 01:07
Are younger people going green more than their parents? You might be surprised...
Jul, 4 2013 20:07
When you think of saving money on your energy bills, do you think of replacing old windows and reinsulating the walls? While it’s true that these larger projects can lower your energy costs, there are still things you can do to reduce your energy bills now. Here are a few easy things you can do to start seeing savings right now.
Jul, 1 2013 20:07
The weather is heating up, but that doesn't have to mean high energy bills! Check out these air conditioning alternatives that will keep you cool and keep some money in your pocket.
Jun, 25 2013 23:06
The federal government has been talking about green energy and energy efficiency for years, but in the past few years, it has taken real steps to show just how serious it is about the environment.
Jun, 25 2013 02:06
With all the energy efficiency products and services on the market, it seems obvious that energy efficiency is a growing sector in today’s economy. But here's the undisputed proof!
Jun, 20 2013 22:06
New high-performance buildings – and old buildings upgraded with energy-efficient systems – are proving that they can get to net zero energy in just one year. Here's how...
Jun, 20 2013 00:06
While people are moving more and more towards energy efficient homes, there's still a serious disconnect in the real estate market – buyers want it, sellers have it, but they can’t find each other!
Jun, 18 2013 01:06
Energy costs account for a large part of your home's expenses, but chances are that you really don’t know how much energy your home actually consumes. But here's some...Read More>>
May, 29 2013 02:05
For several years, the United States offered energy-efficiency tax credits for homeowners and a tax credit for builders of new energy-efficient homes. These tax credits both expired at the end of 2011, but lobbyists continued to fight for them, and as the fiscal cliff loomed at the end of 2012, the lobbyists saw an opportunity and grabbed it.