Environmental and Home Energy Blog

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|

Power Surge: What It Is & How to Prevent One

Many homes experience power surges, but this doesn't mean your home should be a victim.  Understanding how power surges work is key in providing your home and family with the adequate protection they need. These protective measures also safeguard our environment—by minimizing the amount of power and electricity you use, [...]

2021-05-26T12:30:51-04:00June 2nd, 2021|

How to Make Your Own Mulch

Gardening season is in full effect, and if you are someone who gardens, you are constantly looking for techniques for improving your garden. Mulching is one of the simplest and most traditional ways to do this. In fact, mulching is exceedingly beneficial for your garden. What Exactly is Mulching?  Mulch [...]

2022-07-13T14:35:15-04:00April 28th, 2021|

Eco-Friendly Outdoor Gear

Spring is arguably the ideal season for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. The mild temperatures we experience this time of the year accompanied by the vibrant plants and flowers tend to make us want to spend as much time as possible outside. This is particularly true for those of us [...]

2021-03-30T12:28:29-04:00April 21st, 2021|

Tips for Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is in the air! Thanks to the milder temperatures, sunshine, and the vibrancy of the blooming plants and flowers, the season is often associated with a sense of rejuvenation and freshness. As a result, spring cleaning has long been a popular practice for many people. With sunny spring days [...]

2021-03-23T16:58:28-04:00April 14th, 2021|

Careers That Help the Environment

Do you have a passion for sustainability and the environment? Imagine being able to turn that into a career! If you’re already established in a field but looking to make a transition into a career that can benefit the planet, or if you are currently attending university and deciding on [...]

2021-03-16T14:55:11-04:00April 7th, 2021|

Top U.S. Cities Fighting Global Warming

Air quality can impact climate change and vice versa. This is because emissions of pollutants and fossil fuels into the air can lead to changes to the climate, and these climate changes can affect local air quality. In conjunction with poor air quality, the environmental impacts of climate change include [...]

2021-03-09T17:03:51-05:00March 31st, 2021|

8 Efficient Tips to Reduce Paper Waste

With many things going digital in recent years, it’s natural to assume that paper consumption rates are going down. The reality is Americans are the heaviest paper users throughout the entire world. The average American uses seven trees per year in paper, wood, and other products made out of trees. [...]

2022-04-26T12:12:05-04:00March 24th, 2021|
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