All posts tagged energy efficiency

Rail Transportation on Track for Sustainable Energy Innovations

Rail Transportation on Track for Sustainable Energy Innovations

The pace has quickened to develop sustainable energy. Technology has evolved allowing exciting improvements in rail transportation all over the world. From eco-friendly designs, improvements in aerodynamic drag, solar energy and braking systems that generate energy are contributing to a fossil free future.

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Tips for Sustainable Home Decorating

Tips for Sustainable Home Decorating

Redecorating your home opens a world of design possibilities. Not only is it a chance to be creative with your space, but more environmentally-friendly. These tips will help you learn about the possible products and materials to consider for creating a healthier, sustainable home environment.

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Reducing Energy Usage Around Your Home

Reducing Energy Usage Around Your Home

Your home should be viewed as an investment, not a money pit! Reducing your energy consumption and creating a greener home is one step you can take to keep your investment going strong. Learn how to control phantom loads and your water usage to save some green.

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Tips to Create a Cool and Energy Efficient Home this Summer

Tips to Create a Cool and Energy Efficient Home this Summer

Record breaking heat this summer has caused a spike in home energy bills, leaving many Americans looking to find ways to be more energy efficient. Take the first step in saving some green by going green this summer by using these money saving tips for your home.

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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 Push for Energy Independence Stimulates Green Job Growth

The Push for Energy Independence Stimulates Green Job Growth

The drive for energy independence in America has begun to stimulate local economies and could begin to stem the tide of the economic downturn. Our workforce and planet are screaming for something to change and green jobs associated to energy independence could produce hundreds of billions of dollars in new wealth.

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Energy Engineer Green Job Profile

Energy Engineer Green Job Profile

Energy engineers design, develop, and evaluate projects or programs related to energy efficiency and energy use. This green job helps to reduce energy consumption or reduce energy costs during the designing, building, or remodeling phases of tradition or green building construction.

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Energy Auditors Green Job Profile

Energy Auditors Green Job Profile

Energy auditors help uncover the secrets of energy efficiency and money saving techniques to conserve energy. This green job is expected to grow at an above average rate and has a median annual salary of $62,450.

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The World Didn’t End Today But What About Tomorrow?

The World Didn’t End Today But What About Tomorrow?

The world didn’t end today but we sure can’t tell you what tomorrow brings. With political strife everywhere, civil wars halfway across the globe and gas prices soaring, is it really that bad, could doomsday be knocking on our door?

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