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What Is A Good Temperature To Set Your Thermostat To In The Summer?

When you’re relaxing in your home during the middle of the sweating summer months, you want to be cool and comfortable. You're kicking your feet up indoors between the backyard BBQs, lounging poolside, and venturing out on vacation. No one wants to be wilting under the unrelenting heatwaves, but the [...]

2022-08-12T11:10:54-04:00August 12th, 2022|

How Do You Compost: A Complete Guide

Composting, on the surface, looks like it takes a lot of time and work. You might be wondering—how long does it take to compost a pile fully? The good news: it might not take as long as you think, and, once you’re set up, it’s a surprisingly low-maintenance way to [...]

2022-07-01T12:47:48-04:00July 1st, 2022|

How to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day with the Family

Earth Day should be every day, not just one day in April. This international holiday can change minds and habits, reminding people of the planet’s importance and advocating for its protection and conservation all year. If you’re a parent wondering how to celebrate Earth Day every day with kids or [...]

2022-05-09T15:54:16-04:00June 6th, 2022|

Your Energy-Efficient Refrigerator Buying Guide

Buying a new refrigerator is a daunting task. But while you may be more focused on your refrigerator's size, aesthetic, and storage capacity, there’s another variable you should consider: energy efficiency. Kiwi Energy strongly believes every home should run as energy-efficiently as possible. Your fridge is a major player in [...]

2022-05-09T15:33:03-04:00May 9th, 2022|

5 Fascinating Facts About the History of Earth Day

Earth Day is upon us! Are you ready to celebrate? Or maybe you don’t know how you should celebrate—what can you do to truly show your appreciation for our planet? It may help to better understand the history of Earth Day and why we even have Earth Day. Let’s talk [...]

2022-05-05T12:15:27-04:00April 12th, 2022|

Why Are Natural Gas Prices Rising?

Prices in the United States have doubled in 2021 and will continue to increase during 2022; also, Europe and Asia are seeing record highs at 500% spikes. The good news is that the United States won’t see the same high price increases other countries are experiencing, but there will still [...]

2022-04-05T17:40:39-04:00April 11th, 2022|

What Causes Light Pollution and How to Reduce Its Negative Effects

Is light pollution bad? Well, that depends if you are concerned about ever seeing the stars or about interrupting the natural circadian rhythms of humans and animals alike. If you do care about these things, then yes—light pollution is bad.  What are the causes of light pollution? What can we [...]

2022-03-15T19:05:22-04:00March 15th, 2022|

7 Eco-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions for 2022

There's no doubt that 2020 and 2021 have been rough years. One of the biggest lessons we've learned is that Eco-friendly options are often sustainable, reliable, and cheaper in the long run.  New Year's is right around the corner, which means it's time for resolutions. We've come up with [...]

2022-01-25T12:00:54-05:00January 25th, 2022|

Why Borrowing Is One of the Most Environmentally Friendly Things To Do

Any amount of shopping you do can increase your household waste without you even knowing it. Because of that, many are looking for alternatives to outright ownership that help reduce their waste contribution. Some common tactics include upcycling and reusing old items, but there’s another strategy on the move: [...]

2022-01-25T11:44:16-05:00January 25th, 2022|
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