Tips on How to Weatherize Your Home

Cooling and heating your home can get expensive, especially here in the northeastern United States. Hot humid summers and freezing winters cost enough in energy bills as it is, but if you haven't weatherized your home, you’re going to spend even more. During winter alone you could save up to [...]

2018-10-03T00:07:13+00:00September 26th, 2018|

12 Eco-Friendly Clothing Brands You’ll Love to Wear

You may think that the clothes you wear have little impact on the environment, but you’d be wrong. Almost 25% of all insecticides and 10% of pesticides used on the planet are applied to cotton crops, even though they make up less than 3% of crops worldwide. Thankfully, there is [...]

2018-10-03T00:07:28+00:00September 19th, 2018|

What is Solar Paint?

What is Solar Paint and How Does it Work? Solar paint, also known as photovoltaic paint, is perhaps one of the most interesting concepts available in the solar power market. However, while it has been shown that solar paint does work as described and it's been improved by various institutes [...]

2018-10-03T11:45:41+00:00September 12th, 2018|

Ewaste Recycling

Considering the number of toxic substances and heavy metals in most cell phones, TVs, computers, etc., recycling electronics isn’t as easy as it should be.  In fact, according to the United Nations, 44.7 million tons of e-waste was discarded in 2016, and only 20 percent of it was discarded properly. [...]

2018-10-03T11:52:11+00:00September 5th, 2018|

The Future of Transportation

Gone are the days of getting around on horseback, as our ancestors once did. Today, due to the widespread geographic layout of many rural and also urban cities, we are more than ever reliant on different modes of transportation. Unfortunately, most methods of transportation are responsible for air pollution and [...]

2018-10-03T11:46:09+00:00August 29th, 2018|

4 Redecorating Tips for an Energy Efficient Home

Whether you’re moving into a new house or apartment, or simply giving your existing home a style makeover, there is much to consider. Things like: “What color palette should I choose for this room?”, “Where should I put the couch?”, or, “What kind of window treatment should I go with?”, [...]

2018-10-03T11:46:35+00:00August 22nd, 2018|

Pros and Cons of Biomass Energy

Biomass energy is an alternative source of energy that’s produced from organic matter. Because biomass is material from plants and animals it contains stored energy acquired through the process of photosynthesis (during which plants absorb energy from the sun). We’ve been using bioenergy ever since humans began burning wood to [...]

2018-10-03T11:52:57+00:00August 15th, 2018|

How to Save Money on Air Conditioning

The warm weather we dream of all winter is here and at its peak. Along with the joys of summer and being able to enjoy time outside, comes a likely surge on your energy costs. This can be largely attributed to your AC usage and habits. Air conditioning is the [...]

2018-10-03T11:47:26+00:00August 8th, 2018|

National Mountain Climbing Day

Today marks National Mountain Climbing Day, which was established in honor of Bobby Matthews and Josh Madigan, who successfully climbed the 46 High Peaks of New York State’s Adirondack Mountains. Mountain climbing is certainly a challenge, but it’s also an exhilarating experience that will leave you with a big sense [...]

2018-10-03T11:53:26+00:00August 1st, 2018|

Pros and Cons of Geothermal Energy

Renewable energy sources can help reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions we put into the air and offer many benefits including: Less Global Warming Improved Public Health Reliability and Resistance Job Creation and Other Economic Benefits Our planet offers a wealth of alternative energy sources, including the increasingly popular [...]

2018-10-03T11:53:40+00:00July 25th, 2018|