Archive for September, 2012

Sunflowers inspiring solar scientists

Since their popularization, one of the biggest drawbacks to solar panels has been finding somewhere suitable on your property to place them in order to soak up as much sun as possible. For those without south facing roofs this has been an uphill struggle, but new technology from the University of Wisconsin Madison inspired by […]

Top profitable ways to be energy efficient

Being energy efficient and generally eco conscious shouldn’t be something that people need convincing to do – after all it benefits them to a huge degree. Someone who is eco conscious doesn’t only do less damage to the planet, but will normally save a lot of money and make themselves healthier in the process. If […]

Ten tiny changes you can make to reduce your carbon footprint

There is a mistaken belief among some people that ‘going green’ and trying to use less energy has to be a big deal and will take you a lot of time. People think that it must take effort to save the planet (Superman never makes it look easy…) and that it’s something they need to […]

Five simple tips for running a more energy efficient business

Business owners have even more to gain than homeowners when it comes to increasing their energy efficiency levels. The average business consumes significantly more energy than the average home and small differences can therefore add up to large savings in terms of both energy costs and environmental harm.If you are a business owner, small or […]

Global warming and climate change: A direct relationship affecting our planet

Is the Earth warming? Is this warming is caused by pollution? Will the change in climate bring violent weather, storms, floods, melting glaciers, rising sea levels, desertification of large areas etc.? All these issues are exciting and controversial. It is logically so because we are talking about a problem with serious implications on the lives […]

Ways you are wasting energy right now

There are countless articles on the web about how to save energy and about how much damage we’re doing to the environment by leaving out devices on, but while these are often very informative and very useful, they don’t always make quite the impact they should. The problem often is that we read the articles […]

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