Monthly archive - June 2012

Green Job Profile for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

Green Job Profile for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

*+-When new solar arrays or wind farms are established someone must run the electrical lines from the source to the power grid. This is the job electrical power-line installers and repairers play in today’s green economy. Learn more about this green career and see if it is right for you.

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Understanding the Health Risks of Aluminum Water Bottles

Understanding the Health Risks of Aluminum Water Bottles

*+-Before you reach for another sip of water from your reusable bottle make sure you have the facts on whether it is safe. As people begin to look for alternatives to plastic water bottles they often reach for reusable aluminum bottles, but are they safe?

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Solar Panel Installations Growing at a Staggering Pace

Solar Panel Installations Growing at a Staggering Pace

*+-The solar energy market is booming across the U.S., thanks to lower prices and clean energy initiatives. This has led to the second highest quarter of growth for solar power, spurring 506 megawatts of clean energy production in the first three months of 2012.

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Insulation Worker Jobs & Green Career Profile

Insulation Worker Jobs & Green Career Profile

*+-Floor, ceiling and wall insulation workers are among fast growing green jobs holders especially with the increasing demand for increased energy efficiency in homes and office buildings. Learn more about this green career and see if it is right for you.

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Amazing 275% Growth in Renewable Energy Over the Past Decade

Amazing 275% Growth in Renewable Energy Over the Past Decade

*+-Renewable energy production has skyrocketed over the past ten years, leading to 275 percent growth according to a study from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). While this growth is something to be celebrated, we still have a long way to go before we declare mission accomplished.

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Summer Water Saving Tips for Your Lawn and Garden

Summer Water Saving Tips for Your Lawn and Garden

*+-During the summer months, a family’s water usage can skyrocket by nearly 100 percent. Much of this water is wasted in overwatering and other lawn related activities. Learn more about how to conserve water by reviewing these tips, they can help you save some green and go green at the same time.

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Sustainable Living Tips to Keep Your Summer Green

Sustainable Living Tips to Keep Your Summer Green

*+-Summer is a time for families and friends to come together and enjoy the great outdoors. Don’t forget that small changes can help you go green or live a sustainable lifestyle this season. From all natural sunscreen to tips to lower your electric bill, we have you covered from head to toe.

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Weatherization Installers and Technicians Green Job Profile

Weatherization Installers and Technicians Green Job Profile

*+-Weatherization installers and technicians are among the growing green job holders, especially with the increasing demand for energy efficient and zero energy homes. Learn more about this green career and see if it is right for you.

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Sustainability and Healthcare: The Green Connection

Sustainability and Healthcare: The Green Connection

*+-The healthcare industry continues to look for new methods of making operations more environmentally friendly. The tactics include utilizing new technology that cuts down on energy used by medical equipment, lowering water consumption and electric light use, using pigment-free plastics and replacing chemical-heavy cleaning products with more green ingredients.

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The United Nations Predicts Green Job Growth Worldwide

The United Nations Predicts Green Job Growth Worldwide

*+-The next two decades could bring about 60 million new green jobs according to a report by the United Nations. Nearly half of the global workforce is expected to be affected by the greener global economy, especially with energy efficiency jobs and renewable energy careers.

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