Archiv für den Tag: energy

Jun

14

2012

How to save energy?

Abgelegt in energy

Due to the current state of the economy, many consumers are trying to find ways to cut costs. They are searching for more frugal shopping techniques and better ways to cut down the household bills. An individual attempting to budget can start by making efforts to save energy. Since the energy bill is one that fluctuates every month, a consumer can very easily cut corners and incorporate the following intelligent strategies to lower the monthly bill: (more…)

Mar

29

2012

Eco Friendly Homes

Abgelegt in sustainability

The environment is becoming a bigger and bigger concern to many people as we continue to learn about global climate change and the possibilities for the future. Eco friendly homes are one of the fastest growing sectors of the building industry, and for good reason. We have had tons of technological advances that have made sustainable houses more efficient, built with high tech and common sense technologies. (more…)

Aug

31

2011

Pedelec: a new milestone in the history of bikes?

Abgelegt in sustainability

If you are trying to save fuel costs, but don’t want to peddle a bike everywhere, or ride a full blown motorcycle, you can try one of the pedal electric bicycles. A pedelec looks like a bicycle, but is helped by an electric motor, which is powered by a rechargeable battery. There are bikes that only assist you in pedalling and there are e bikes with motors that replace pedalling.These bikes give the rider a clean, efficient and affordable means to get around in urban or rural areas. These electric assisted bikes offer
sustainability and economy. (more…)

Mar

23

2011

Time For Renewable Energies Without Nuclear Power

Abgelegt in energy

After the devastating earthquake Japan suffered recently, many have come to wonder: Is nuclear power really the best way? Though long-heralded as the cleanest form of energy, incidents like the Fukushima reactor explosion after the powerful tsunami and earthquake Japan experienced have raised valid concerns about nuclear power’s long-term viability. Could renewable energies be the answer to these problems? (more…)

Jul

24

2010

It’s Easy Being Green: A Guide to Renewable Energy and Efficiency

There is a lot of discussion centered around non-fossil-fuel energy sources and energy efficiency right now. With atmospheric concentrations of CO2 rising to damaging levels, renewable energy might be the best option for reversing the effects of global warning and reliance on fossil fuels. But how does one know how to choose an alternative energy source? (more…)