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A blog where energy and the environment converge to promote more sustainable lifestyles.

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Go for Gold with Green Power!
Most of us know how arduous and time consuming the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification process can be for some projects, and just when we think we made it past silver; we realize we need a few more points to get to gold or perhaps to platinum if going all in....
Oct 24, 2013 10:25 AM ET
Human Causes of Climate Change, Part I
Climate change. It’s a term thrown around in many conversations about global warming, the environment and sustainability. But what exactly is climate change, and how do we, as humans, affect climate change as individuals and as a society? What are the human causes of climate change? How does our collective carbon...
Oct 22, 2013 9:20 AM ET
Help Stop Global Warming: Your Guide To A Greener, Cleaner (Cooler) Planet
The subject is no longer up for debate: the planet is getting warmer, and we (humans) are a large part of the problem. It’s time to take action! If you’ve always wanted to “go green,” but haven’t fully committed to sustainability, now is the time to start living a greener, cleaner (and hopefully, cooler) life....
Oct 17, 2013 9:15 AM ET
How To Calculate Your Carbon Footprint
“What is a carbon footprint?” you ask. We all leave a mark on our planet. Think of your carbon footprint as your personal impact. In technical terms, your carbon footprint is the amount of greenhouse gas you produce in units of carbon dioxide. This footprint is...
Oct 15, 2013 11:10 AM ET
Green Gift Guide: Father’s Day
A friendly reminder that Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday, June 16th! If you’re looking for a last minute gift idea, we’ve got some great, green options for the dad (or gift giver) with an environmentally conscious mindset....
Jun 13, 2013 3:30 PM ET