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7 Sustainable Heating Options to Keep You Warm This Winter

Winter is the time when heating your home becomes a necessity. However, traditional heating solutions like gas heaters can run up your electricity bills and harm the environment. Their carbon emissions contribute to global warming, slowly changing the climate.   Thankfully, you can still be warm and comfortable while being [...]

2022-01-05T14:00:44-05:00January 5th, 2022|

The Environmental Benefits of Electric Cars

Are you thinking about switching to an electric vehicle (EV)? This green decision offers many advantages for both the environment and the buyer.  In this article, you’ll learn all about the environmental benefits of electric cars, other types of eco-friendly vehicles available, and how these cars impact your wallet. It’s [...]

2021-11-15T13:04:09-05:00November 15th, 2021|

Why Should We Recycle?

At Spring Power & Gas we make every effort to practice sustainability and support organizations that promote this cause. For instance, the Environmental Fund enables us to assist non-profit groups that raise awareness and seek to create long-term, sustainable, and environmentally friendly solutions for communities around the world. Do you [...]

2022-04-26T14:52:45-04:00October 6th, 2021|

How to Start a Vegetable Garden at Home

Starting a home vegetable garden is not only a fun activity, but it is also one of the first steps toward living a more sustainable lifestyle. You’ll have easy access to healthier foods and save money on groceries. Providing for some of your needs can also help reduce the pollution [...]

2022-07-13T14:34:33-04:00September 21st, 2021|

Advantages of Wind Energy

Wind energy is one of the fastest-growing energy sources worldwide, and the United States is home to one of the largest and most robust wind markets across the globe, providing more than 7.4% of the country’s electricity. In fact, we currently have over 65,000 wind turbines dispersed throughout the country providing clean, [...]

2021-08-11T10:26:58-04:00August 25th, 2021|

What Is a Solar Farm?

Solar farms or solar power plants are large-scale photovoltaic arrays that harvest solar energy and convert it into electricity. Unlike residential solar panel systems installed on rooftops, solar farm panels are set up on the ground across large expanses of generally flat, clear land.  What Is a Solar Farm Made [...]

2021-07-27T13:16:09-04:00August 4th, 2021|

The Future of Renewable Energy

Thanks to our newfound, yet urgent, desire to shape a more sustainable future for our planet and astounding innovations in technology, the energy market has seen some pretty significant changes over the past few decades. Where the electricity we are getting to power our homes and businesses today varies tremendously [...]

2022-07-18T11:42:57-04:00July 28th, 2021|

What Is an HVAC Surge Protector & How Does It Work?

An HVAC surge protector is a device that prevents power surges from damaging the components of your HVAC system. While a regular surge protector is installed near appliances and whole-home protectors are wired into the circuit breaker panel, HVAC surge protectors are set up at the AC condenser outside your [...]

2021-07-23T11:35:40-04:00July 7th, 2021|

What is Environmental Sustainability and Why is it Important?

What is Environmental Sustainability? We are heavily dependent on Earth for just about everything - from necessities such as food, air, and water to intangibles like cognitive development, recreation, and cultural and spiritual significance. There is no doubt that to sustain life not only for ourselves, but for future generations, [...]

2022-04-26T14:54:00-04:00June 30th, 2021|
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