Topic - Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Tips & Energy Saving Resources

Do more with less; this is the basic principle of energy efficiency. In order to become energy efficient one must reduce the amount of energy required to produce a product or service. Energy efficiency has many benefits; these include lower energy costs, reduced greenhouse gas production and preservation of our natural resources. A simple change in your basic lifestyle can help you become energy efficient and those efforts will be compounded by others learning how to go green.

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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Fracking Risks Are Too Great For Nationwide Insurance

Fracking Risks Are Too Great For Nationwide Insurance

Nationwide Insurance recently became the first insurance company to stop covering activities associated with fracking. The company cited the risks were simply too great to ignore, in an internal memo that was leaked to the public. This is yet another blow to the industry that is already in the cross hairs of environmentalists.

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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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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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The Navy’s Great Green Fleet Takes Friendly Fire

The Navy’s Great Green Fleet Takes Friendly Fire

The Navy’s Great Green Fleet is about to make its world debut, only to be attacked by congressional leaders. With energy independence at the forefront, the use of alternative energy within the military will have an uphill battle to fight this year.

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Biomass is the Forgotten Renewable Energy Source

Biomass is the Forgotten Renewable Energy Source

Biomass energy is often overlooked as a renewable energy that could lead to energy independence for America. When compared to burning fossil fuels, biomass has a lower greenhouse gas footprint when you consider that fossil fuels release “new” carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Find out how the oldest energy source could be our path to the future.

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Going Green Tips to Help Save Money on Gas

Going Green Tips to Help Save Money on Gas

With fuel prices at near all time highs, making saving money and reducing your environmental impact critical. By implementing a few money saving going green tips you can dramatically increase your fuel efficiency. Check out these tips to learn more on how to go green while not letting these gas prices drive you insane.

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Understand the Facts about the Sun and Solar Energy

Understand the Facts about the Sun and Solar Energy

The sun can produce enough energy in one hour to provide all the power needed for all of humanity. All it takes is for humanity to want this free energy and refine the technologies to make it available for all. Understand the facts about solar energy so you can do your part.

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Renewable Energy Can Cut Cancer Risks and Increase Jobs

Renewable Energy Can Cut Cancer Risks and Increase Jobs

The more you look at the facts surrounding renewable energy the more powerful the argument is to make the switch. Let’s salute the contribution fossil fuels have played in our evolution as a species and allow it to gracefully fade into the history books.

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EPA Rules Force 6 Polluting Coal Fired Power Plants to Shutdown

EPA Rules Force 6 Polluting Coal Fired Power Plants to Shutdown

Thanks to the EPA’s new regulations, six obsolete coal fired power plants are going to be shutdown. The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards were introduced in December and could result in the closing of nearly sixty polluting power plants.

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Go Green with Energy Efficiency Tips & Energy Conservation Techniques

Energy efficiency and energy conservation techniques for homes, businesses and transportation are seen as potentially powerful solutions to global warming and energy independence. Renewable energy and energy efficiency are thought to be the two primary components of any sustainable energy policy. By using the energy conservation tips found on iSustainableEarth.com you can reduce your carbon footprint and lower our dependence on fossil fuels. Keep the planet green and strive for a sustainable lifestyle by becoming energy efficient.