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The Best Sustainable Living Guide for Your Home, Life, and Travel

Living sustainably seems like a difficult task, but it doesn’t have to be. This sustainable living guide will show you it’s a series of small steps and habits. Check out our simple tips below to get started! How to Make Your Home More Sustainable The first part of our [...]

2023-09-26T17:09:14-04:00September 26th, 2023|

14 Solutions to an Abnormally High Electric Bill

Dealing with an abnormally high electric bill is no fun. As unpleasant as they are, high electric bills are common for homeowners. There are reasons for your increased energy costs, and the sooner you identify them, the easier it will be to manage your monthly budget. 14 Causes of an [...]

2023-07-31T16:12:10-04:00July 31st, 2023|

Clean Energy vs. Renewable Energy: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to clean energy vs. renewable energy, do you understand the difference? Maybe you’re like most homeowners seeking solutions to help you live sustainably. If so, you’ve certainly come across the terms clean and renewable energy. Both serve as alternative energy sources to fossil fuels, and both [...]

2023-06-23T16:37:13-04:00June 23rd, 2023|

When Is It Time to Do Spring Yard Clean Up? Your Checklist

The urge to spruce up your home can strike as soon as the first signs of spring appear. But what about spring cleaning for your yard?  Taking care of your outdoor space is just as important as your indoor areas. Keep eco-friendliness in mind as you search for ways to [...]

2023-04-12T13:32:36-04:00April 17th, 2023|

Top 11 Sustainable Building Practices for Eco-Homes [Plus 5 Sustainable Materials]

When it comes to green initiatives, none are more essential than sustainable building practices. According to Architecture 2030, building operations are responsible for 27% of global Co2 emissions annually. To reduce the environmental impact caused by construction, we must transition to green building practices.  Why? Because this transition will [...]

2023-03-13T11:50:33-04:00March 13th, 2023|

10 Smart Winter Energy-Saving Tips for Your Home

Many Americans seek ways to live more sustainably and reduce their carbon footprint. However, this endeavor becomes challenging during the winter. Lights and heating systems run longer than usual, increasing household energy usage.  Fortunately, small and intentional actions can go a long way toward saving energy and helping the [...]

2023-01-25T12:36:22-05:00January 25th, 2023|

Green Renewable Energy—What Makes It Different Than Clean Energy?

Becoming more sustainable isn’t just an individual decision—states and countries across the globe are making a determined shift toward clean and renewable energy. These efforts go hand-in-hand with the priority of reducing our dependence on fossil fuels.  But what is green renewable energy? Is it the same as clean energy? [...]

2022-12-09T10:21:29-05:00December 9th, 2022|

6 Simple, Sustainable Tips for Taking Eco-Friendly Showers

Proper hygiene is an important part of everyone’s daily routine. Enjoying a long, warm shower or bath is an easy luxury to take for granted. When you learn that 771 million people don’t have access to a safe water supply, it can inspire you to find ways to live [...]

2022-11-29T12:05:43-05:00November 29th, 2022|

6 Reasons Why Reducing Your Carbon Footprint Is Important

You’ve probably heard the term “carbon footprint.” You may have even been encouraged to limit your carbon footprint. But what exactly does this mean, and why should you reduce it?  The Spring Power & Gas team has got you covered. Learn why reducing your carbon footprint is important and [...]

2022-11-22T13:38:30-05:00November 21st, 2022|
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