Tag: Department of Energy

21 Tips for Decreasing Your Energy Bill

Written by | March 3rd, 2011

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After putting her home through an energy audit, Steph Wear is saving big bucks on her utilities. Now she shares ideas that can help you lower your bills.

Energy Audit, Part 2: Ducts and Leaks and Monoxide, Oh My!

Written by | February 19th, 2011

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The family health scare is behind her. Now Stephanie Wear is dealing with priorities, decisions and the first feeling of success in her home energy audit.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 20

Written by | September 20th, 2010

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The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the news is green:

  1. Gibbons– they’re fast, acrobatic, pretty darn cute… and on the verge of extinction. (Mongabay)
  2. Not everyone is on board with so-called greener cleaning products. (Green)
  3. The Department of Energy coughed up an additional $20 million toward geothermal projects and green jobs. (CleanTechnica)
  4. In the market for new furniture? Antiques are your eco-friendliest choice. (Treehugger)
  5. Here’s a creative way to recycle old oil rigs. (Dot Earth)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, July 21

Written by | July 21st, 2010

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Another day, another delightful collection of great green links:

  1. Will “static kill” end the oil spill once and for all? (Christian Science Monitor)
  2. The Department of Energy goes green by going white…on the roofs of its offices. (Green)
  3. 304: The number of months– in a row– that global temperatures have been above average. (Mongabay)
  4. There may be a simple solution for storing wind energy: compressed air. (CleanTechnica)
  5. Are dissolvable eco-gowns the future of green weddings? (GreenBiz)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 9

Written by | October 9th, 2009

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Congratulations to President Obama for winning the Nobel Peace Prize! Now, what about the real news of the day…such as the most bizarre claim against the dangers of global warming yet floated? Read below for that and more, as always in your daily Coolness: You’ve heard of The Sibley Guide to Birds — the serious […]

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, Feb. 17

Written by | February 17th, 2009

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Didn’t have time to keep up with the news over the holiday weekend? Well, you’re in luck – we’ve compiled the most interesting enviro-news for you. Just read on… Pika Protection Possible: The American pika appears to be dying off due to temperature increases in the West. Should it join the polar bear on the endangered […]

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