How many devices at home do you have that use a battery? That was the question I pondered when I recently went into my battery drawer and found I was out of AA Alkalines. I thought to myself, before buying more of the same, what devices do I own where
Did you know that the simple act of lowering the thermostat for 8 hours at night can save you 1%-3% in energy for every degree you drop? Turning your thermostat from 72º to 65º for eight hours a day can save as much as 10% on your annual heating
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Winter is coming and already the predictions are that we're about to face a long harsh one. This past winter in Portland (my first) I'm told was unseasonably long. It was pretty brutal, both cold and wet.
I've written before about the idea of green music. The idea is to cut your footprint by investing in high quality equipment (not gadgets) with a long shelf life, low energy or Energy star compliant, ROHS compliant, obsolescence resistance, streaming
Around 17,000 or 20 percent of all Utah state workers will shift to a new four-day, ten-hour work schedule beginning in August as part of the state’s one-year "Working 4 Utah" pilot program to save energy and money. By shutting down
Well the 22nd of June has come and gone and we've had a lot of interest in our forum garden photo contest. The point was not only to share our gardens with each other, but to inspire others to realize that you don't need a lot of land, and in some
My personal mission is inspiring the return of the Victory Garden, or basically getting more and more people to grow their own food. One misconception is that you need a lot of land for a garden, but I grew lots of herbs, peas, lettuce, and tomatoes in
I am new here, after learning our roof needs replacing due to failed shingles. Also, our 16-year-old air cond/furnace need replacing. I am trying to find information on getting the most energy-efficient/green unit. If anyone has advice I