Manufacturers Gear Up for More Energy Efficiency

The Better Plants Program recently recognized eleven manufacturers for their efforts in reducing energy consumption. The energy-efficiency based government initiative enrolls businesses that commit to reducing their energy intensity by…

DIY Friday: How to Read a Lighting Label

When trying to decipher the label on a box of light bulbs, you could become so frustrated your teeth start to grind and your eyes begin to protrude.  If you’re...

EPA Gives Us 25 Ways to Limit Climate Change

The earth is getting warmer.  There’s no doubt about that.  The average temperature of our planet rose 1.4°F over the last 100 years, and is expected to continue on that...

DIY Friday: 3 Steps to Lower Electric Rates

This week’s DIY Friday is in response to a personal request from one of our readers.  We’re always here to give solid advice on how to save energy (and money!),...

Only YOU Can Prevent Blackouts

Summer is almost here! Alright, spring is almost here, but the summer months are not too far away. Predictions are showing that conditions will be hot and dry, which can...

DIY Friday: Mobile Energy Management

Let’s face it.  The majority of our population has a smart device, whether it’s a phone, a tablet, or that outlandish wearable technology.  (What’s up with those things, anyway?)  Our...