Green Energy Takes A Hit

Green Energy Takes a Hit

Just as solar and wind technology takes off, the credit crunch comes along and pours ice water all over it. That's the gist of a New York Times article. Sales are slumping, banks are cutting back on funding and factories…

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5 “Off The Grid” Homes

5 “Off the Grid” Homes

Living "off the grid," or building a home that is completely sustainable without any outside power requirements, is a dream for many. Now you can get inspiration and direction with this Treehugger article. The homes profiled are located in Colorado,…

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Keeping Up With The Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Some customers of the Sacramento Municipal Utility are getting frowning faces in the mail for their energy use. Using a novel concept to get their customers to reduce electrical use, the company started an experiment of selecting customers and showing…

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Green With Envy

Green with Envy

Want to surprise your Valentine with a cool gift that also reduces your carbon footprint on the world? The Ultimate Green Store, a Web site designed to teach customers about the importance of going green with their useful and stylish…

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NAHB Presentation At The IBS

NAHB Presentation at the IBS

With Americans looking to reduce energy usage across the nation, the National Association of Home Builders made a strong argument for remodeling and retrofitting homes as the most efficient solution at the International Builders' Show yesterday. In fact, 73 percent…

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Natural Gas Representation At IBS

Natural Gas Representation at IBS

When it comes to fossil fuels, natural gas is widely considered the cleanest. On average, an 1,800-square-foot home using natural gas will produce 46 percent less carbon emissions than electrical power. Now a group has formed to build awareness of…

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All-Natural Ice Melt

All-Natural Ice Melt

Here in the Northeast, we are battling much more ice this winter than normal. If you have the same problem and consider yourself environmentally conscious, check out Earth Friendly Products Ice Melt, which is safe for pets and vegetation and…

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