Why Is Water Conservation Important and How Can I Save?

If you’re looking at a photo of Earth from outer space, you might notice how much water our planet contains. In fact, 71% of the Earth is covered in water, and while that is quite a large sum, something that we need to take into consideration is that roughly 97% [...]

2021-07-07T10:57:58-04:00July 28th, 2021|

What Is Considered an Energy-Efficient HVAC?

Many homes rely on an HVAC system to maintain comfortable temperatures indoors. But with heating and cooling accounting for as much as half of a household’s total energy expenses, an energy-efficient HVAC system could be very beneficial in the long run.  Furthermore, the energy supply in most homes is produced [...]

2021-07-23T11:35:35-04:00July 7th, 2021|

What are Energy Efficient Appliances? [Are They Worth It?]

What Makes an Appliance "Energy Efficient"? In today’s age, we are all quite familiar with the very real and devastating impact of climate change, and it has become exceedingly important for all of us to be a little more mindful about our actions. If you’re anything like us, you’re constantly [...]

2021-06-30T14:15:43-04:00June 30th, 2021|

The Best Home Energy Efficiency Tips

Have you ever thought about how your home plays a role in our environment? From your lightbulbs to your washing machine, the way you utilize these appliances can benefit or harm the planet.  It can get pretty challenging to keep tabs on all of your home habits, so we’ve mapped [...]

2021-05-26T12:04:50-04:00June 2nd, 2021|

How Your Household Waste is Increasing Without You Knowing

Is your household looking to reduce waste? While there are some obvious items that you and your family may have taken action to avoid wasting, there are a lot of “hidden” (or lesser-known) ways we are generating waste. A lot of these lesser-known waste products can even be reused. Ways [...]

2021-04-08T16:55:49-04:00April 28th, 2021|

The Three Es of Sustainable Development

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), sustainability is based on a singular principle: “Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. To pursue sustainability is to create and maintain the conditions under which humans and nature can [...]

2021-03-30T12:31:14-04:00April 21st, 2021|

Renewable Energy Facts They Don’t Tell You

As the world has begun to recognize the very real effects of global warming and climate change, the human population has started to take action. To end the dangerous overheating of the planet, we must stop putting more greenhouse gases into the air than we take out. Currently, over one-hundred [...]

2021-03-23T16:57:56-04:00April 14th, 2021|

New York’s Waste Disposal Strategies

While over 6 million tons of waste is disposed of each year in New York City, there are no local landfills, so the city has been resorting to sending waste to out-of-state landfills. This is not only detrimental to the environment, but it is also quite expensive. In 2015, the [...]

2021-03-16T14:49:16-04:00April 7th, 2021|

5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

With most of us spending an increased amount of time inside our homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, optimal air quality should be at the top of our priorities. Luckily, making your home healthier and greener doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. While we’re all pretty familiar with the [...]

2021-03-09T17:08:26-05:00March 31st, 2021|

Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy

Last Updated: March 24, 2021 Most of us have heard of nuclear energy, but how much do you know about this form of electricity? When you’re presented with the words “nuclear energy”, some of the first images that may pop in your head might be of a nuclear bomb or [...]

2021-03-24T09:58:20-04:00March 24th, 2021|
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