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The giant retailer Ikea—the hip, affordable Swedish furniture & accessories company—opened a new store in Centennial, CO with all sorts of impressive renewable energy features. Their styles may lean towards trendy, but their building design shows genuine long-term thinking.
This is good news all around. A large geothermal power plant is beginning construction in Oregon AND providing jobs. With significant funding (and implicit blessing) from the Dept of Energy, it indicates a governmental shift, or at least a leaning, towards alternative energy: “Every day we send a billion dollars overseas to countries that often […]
Like nature”s energy savings? Nothing does it quite like deciduous trees and shrubs. They are a natural and effective way to help shade the house in the summer, thus cooling it, and let the sun through in the winter for additional warmth when you need it. Bushes also act as a windbreak in winter, which […]
Hey all you volt conscious people out there! We have an excellent new way to save some precious watts: Smart Strips! These handy little gizmos replace your old power strips, and are a proactive way manage your power consumption. Even when they are off or asleep, your appliances are drawing unused power. This power strip […]
Want a really simple way to cut down those energy costs? We suggest using LED nightlights! These fantastic little gadgets use only 10% of the electricity of an incandescent bulb. Not only do they draw less juice, but they also emit less heat—meaning your AC system doesn’t have to work as hard. This cool running also means […]
If you don’t need all those watts every time you turn on a light, why use them? The extra light only benefits the power companies. Turn off what you don’t need, and, with either Lutron or Leviton lighting controls, you can do it with striking good looks. Beneath the elegant surface lies an advanced technology that’s all digital and exceptionally easy to operate.
A programmable thermostat is your key to paying less for heating. Programmable thermostats adjust your home’s temperature settings, allowing you to save energy while you’re away or sleeping.
The best way to save on your air conditioning costs is to make sure that your system is properly serviced and maintained. An annual cleaning and servicing makes a huge difference, since your equipment doesn”t have to try to lug along with dirty filters or dusty heat exchange coils. This is one case where an […]
Electrical bills and energy consumption can be reduced, too, in commercial settings. Whether you operate a retail shop, a workshop, a service business or an industrial facility, you only need to convert the ballasts and bulbs on your commercial fluorescent lights to have two-stage lighting. Then you can use a lower level when that”s suitable, […]