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From Guest Blogger Bobbi Peterson: How Spring Cleaning Can Mean More Energy Efficiency

It’s finally starting to be warm out on a regular basis. That means spring is almost here, and lots of people are getting the itch to clean up. Since this is the time of year when everyone wants to clean






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Energy Efficiency Solutions Are Attractive to the Heart and Mind, Though Not the Libido

Long-time 2GreenEnergy supporter Brian McGowan sent me this piece on heat exchangers for the home. I responded: I think it’s cool that you’re into stuff like this, unsexy as it may be.






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From Guest Blogger Brooke Chaplan: Can 3D Printing Technology Make Energy Usage More Efficient?

While 3D printers used to only be found in universities and high-tech innovation labs, they can now be found in homes, schools and small businesses. The technology behind these printers offers an energy-efficient solution to many problems. Consider these four






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From Guest Blogger Bobbi Peterson: Energy Efficiency and the Manufacturing Industry

The industrial sector is the subset of the U.S. economy that requires the most energy. U.S. industry uses 30 Quadrillion Btu of energy each year — about a third of all the energy used across the country. That number’s not






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From Guest Blogger Lillian Connors: Energy-Efficient Ways to Use Your TV

A recent survey showed that Australians spend around four hours a day watching TV, which means that one month every year we are glued to the box. When you consider that fact alongside the one that suggests that we are






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From Guest Blogger Brooke Chaplan: How Companies Can Become More Energy Efficient and Responsible

Increasing your corporate energy efficiency and environmental responsibility shows your commitment to the future. Businesses with an Earth-friendly code of operations are often seen favorably by the public. Keep in mind these four ways of becoming more energy-efficient and environmentally






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From Guest Blogger Lizzie Weakly: Five Signs Your HVAC System is Energy Inefficient

Your HVAC system is all the combined infrastructure and machinery that heats, cools and ventilates your home. HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Most homeowners do not think about it, but there are actually rules of mathematics and






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From Guest Blogger Ron Robbins: How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient–Five Green Products

In the day and age where making your home energy efficient is critical, it comes to no surprise that as a homeowner you’re looking for ways to not only help the planet but to save some money while you’re doing






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Bid Farewell To the Energy Star Program and Its Magnificent Contribution to Energy Efficiency and Conservation

It appears that the Trump administration will not let up on its war against the environment until the very last attempt to protect our natural ecosystems is repealed.  On the chopping block this week is Energy Star program, established in






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From Guest Blogger Lizzie Weakly: Going Green–How Factories Everywhere Can Lower Emissions

Global warming is one of the most pressing issues of this century. It occurs naturally. However, as Jacqueline Lerche notes, pollution from human creations like factories has accelerated the process. Factory emissions lead to the production of ozone, carbon dioxide






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