When carbon dioxide gets released into our atmosphere, it amplifies the greenhouse effect and warms it up. So clearly, the less carbon dioxide you can let out, or the more you can remove, the cooler our atmosphere remains. Wide debate on this topic exists. It could be that carbon emission’s causing global warming and, if … Continue reading 3 Ways to Save Energy By Reducing Your Carbon Footprint
You love to save energy, right? Who doesn’t? But what if you took your desire (obsession?) to another level beyond just your own home. Because, after all, everything you own requires energy and some sort of environmental impact beyond your home, doesn’t it? See, we’re getting at the “big picture.” That’s the hard part. Doing … Continue reading Are You a No Net-Impact Family?
Have you ever heard the term “space energy consumption?” Do you know what it refers to? Hint: it has nothing to do with outer space. Instead, it refers to how the “space” available in your home minimizes or maximizes energy use. For example, two homes of exactly the same size and layout can use vastly … Continue reading How to Save Big Money and Energy on Space Energy Consumption
You see tinted car windows and wonder, ”What’s that person got to hide?” Well, believe it or not, windows with energy-saving film are becoming popular for homes. But, it’s not primarily for privacy (although it may be a nice side-benefit). Consumers are beginning to add energy-saving film to their windows to reduce their energy consumption. … Continue reading Tint Your Home’s Windows (Yes Your Home) with Energy-Saving Film for Big Savings