Home is where the heart is; it’s also where home energy savings start. We’ve got home energy savings tips on everything from attic insulation and discovering air leaks to how to best run your appliances. Check out our 31 Days of Energy Savings guide to get started. Follow our appliance energy efficiency comparison series, including posts on gas vs. electric dryers and microwaves vs. toaster ovens vs. ovens.
Over the course of this past month, we published a series of blogs that provided information on energy efficient lighting, best practices for lighting design, proper lighting disposal, and the benefits of certain kinds of light bulbs. Below is a summary of each lighting blog we published.
Don’t let electricity costs dampen your holiday spirit. These tips should help you keep down electricity costs (and prevent a power outage) if you’re interested in decorating your home with lights.
We’ve talked plenty about the pros and cons of light bulbs, but a discussion about energy efficiency shouldn’t be restricted to this alone. We need to talk about lighting efficiency, a broader topic that includes everything from lighting design to the use of timers, sensors, and dimmers.
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Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are great energy savers. But, there’s a slight catch – they contain mercury.
Fossil fuels, such as coal and natural gas, have been our country’s primary source of power for decades. However, the process of getting fossil fuels out of the ground and into your home creates pollution and damages ecosystems.
Hey Phillies Phans – Join the ‘Red Goes Green’ movement by learning about energy conservation! This lesson aims to introduce students to energy saving behaviors and why it is important to save or conserve energy at home and even at the ballpark.