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Improving Energy Efficiency on a Global Scale

Improving Energy Efficiency on a Global Scale

Green energy initiatives are a large part of today’s government and community strategies to help the United States become less dependent on fossil fuels. This focus means that many power companies around the country like Plymouth Rock Energy have created programs and made efforts to make their company services as […]

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Ferrari to Implement Turbocharged Engines

Ferrari to Implement Turbocharged Engines

Ferrari, a company that is famous for its super fast cars powered by large, powerful engines, that burn a lot of fuel, and produce large amounts of harmful CO2, is about to make some significant changes, as it plans to start implementing turbocharged engines in its next generation vehicles. At […]

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It’s Energy Star Certified… So What?

It’s Energy Star Certified… So What?

We've all seen it before when shopping for electronics, home appliances, or perhaps even when entering a building - that blue star that proudly proclaims that what you are buying is "energy star certified." Most of us, based on context, have come to figure out that this has something to […]

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How Can Schools Become More Eco-friendly?

How Can Schools Become More Eco-friendly?

How Students and teachers help to address a sustainable future? In 1962, a book by author, Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, was credited with enabling the beginning of the environmental movement. "We stand now where two roads diverge. But unlike the roads in Robert Frost's familiar poem, they are not equally […]

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Owning a Zero Emission Car

Owning a Zero Emission Car

There are many reasons why zero emission cars provide a benefit over a standard automobile that uses gasoline, the primary reason being the elimination of oil fuel dependency. There is also an environmentally green added benefit that zero emission cars do not emit carbon oxides which poison the environment. The […]

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How to Make Your Bathroom More Eco-Friendly

How to Make Your Bathroom More Eco-Friendly

April is traditionally the month in which we celebrate Earth Day, and this year, it falls on April 22 (although around here, we celebrate Earth Day everyday). Looking for ways to honor Earth Day and spruce up your home bathroom at the same time? There are a variety of ways […]

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Does Fuel Economy Save Gas?

Does Fuel Economy Save Gas?

Making fuel-efficient cars is obviously good for the economy, primarily because they lead to increased car sales. Poor sales figures over the past couple of years have been in large part a consequence of high gas prices, which is why many car makers have started to produce vehicles that consume […]

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Advantages of Having a LEED-Certified Building

Advantages of Having a LEED-Certified Building

Many businesses claim that their company is committed to protecting the environment. Promises like these after all, are easy enough to make. Keeping them, however, is another story. Sometimes, some of these so-called "green businesses" are only concerned with gaining public points by projecting this eco-friendly image. On closer inspection, […]

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Benefits of Solar Energy Systems for Your Home

Benefits of Solar Energy Systems for Your Home

Solar lights and other solar home products are known by many people as good things. However, only a few people really understand why they are good. Do you know why it is advisable to use solar energy? Just go through this article and for real, you will understand why they […]

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Incorporating Code Green into the Constructional Routines

Incorporating Code Green into the Constructional Routines

Constructional misnomers have been growing high off late. With the major concern on the overall financial and structural development, the issues related to environmental stability is often neglected. With the growing surge of population it becomes highly imperative for the humans to incorporate better techniques so as to maximize the […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Panels

Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Panels

A popular segment of new home construction now is the inclusion of renewable and sustainable energy solutions. Though most renewable energy solutions are still less popular and underutilized, the savings they can provide your home are hard to ignore, particularly when you're talking about solar panels. Like any energy solution, […]

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How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

When we think of how to make a house more energy efficient, our minds often go toward expensive big-ticket items. It’s true; new air conditioners, refrigerators, and dishwashers can surely save a lot of energy compared to most older machines. If your appliances are working and aren’t terribly inefficient, keeping […]

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