Interested in living a more eco-friendly lifestyle? Want to make changes in your home toward green energy? We’ve got green energy resources to get you started. Learn the benefits of programmable thermostats and how shade landscaping can save on energy costs. Want to know about how solar energy works? We can help there too. If it’s green energy information you want, we’ve got it!
Water can be a very powerful, clean source of energy. Water has been used for centuries to carry cargo, grind grain, and you guessed it, generate electricity, otherwise known as hydropower!
This lesson aims to introduce students to one of our earliest forms of energy – biomass, which has been used to heat and cook for longer than most energy sources. How you ask – WOOD you care to make a guess?
This lesson aims to introduce students to solar energy. Energy from the sun plays a part in the use of nearly every other source of energy, from wind to biomass to yes – fossil fuels!
This lesson aims to introduce students to energy saving behaviors and why it is important to save or conserve energy. Energy conservation is the decision and practice of using less energy.
This lesson aims to introduce energy, helps to identify how we use energy, and begins to look closer at what renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy we use in the United States. For each suggested grade band, you’ll see some quick text for reading as well as a worksheet or link to interactive worksheets.
It’s not always easy being green. Even purchasing a lightbulb nowadays has turned into a complicated decision.
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To celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, we’re celebrating with 22 Earth Day activities that can help you make a positive impact on your environment. Across the world, people are giving back and doing their part to help the planet.
In the world of renewable energy resources, solar energy is, well, hot. The Solar Energy Industries Association, a solar trade organization, notes in its Q4 2015 report that solar supplied 29.
For many, installing solar is a great decision, and now it’s an easy, affordable option for homeowners. Like any home improvement project, doing your research can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be.
It’s a rare week when global warming and environmental concerns don’t top news feeds at least once. The polar ice caps are melting; the ocean life population is declining more rapidly due to warmer waters.
You create real value for your business when you tell your small business sustainability story to customers, partners, employees, investors, and community leaders. These stakeholders in your business increasingly care about how companies contribute to protecting and improving the environment.
Celebrate your commitment to a healthy environment with small business Earth Day activities that make a difference. We’ve gathered this list of ideas to help you get started in thinking about ways to engage your employees and customers in caring for our planet and to support environmental sustainability in your business.
Of the challenges small businesses face today, rising energy costs are near the top of the list for many executives. Inflation has been in the headlines–and worse–in your expense accounting.
The types of LED lights available today provide efficient, affordable, long-lasting light and fit nearly any function or decor. They come in a variety of temperatures and intensity, from pleasant ambient room light to focused function and task light.