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7 Eco-Friendly Ways to Wash Clothes

Looking for ways to become more eco-friendly in your everyday life is a worthwhile challenge. Minor adjustments to your daily routine can leave a profound and lasting impact. But sometimes, the best way to make those changes aren’t clear—and it can be challenging to see the best way to [...]

2024-02-28T14:28:30-05:00November 29th, 2022|

Tips for Purchasing Energy-Saving Products and Smart Appliances

We live in a technological era powered by electricity, and our energy dependence continues to increase. But with that increased use comes increases in our carbon footprint. That’s left many of us looking for ways to reduce our daily energy use. Fortunately, there are many steps we can take [...]

2024-02-23T19:08:05-05:00September 14th, 2022|

How to Prepare for a Thunderstorm

What does it mean when you receive a severe thunderstorm report? While thunderstorms can vary in intensity, they gain a “severe” classification if they: Produce hail 3/4 inch in diameter or larger Create winds of 58 miles per hour or more Produce a tornado But not to worry, there [...]

2024-02-27T15:43:16-05:00September 1st, 2022|

Easy & Eco-Friendly: 18 Energy Saving Tips for Summer

Summer is here, and energy prices are rising. This is typical: Prices tend to increase along with usage in the summer and go down in the winter.  The cost of electricity is made up of many factors, but the biggest ones are the amount of supply available, building and [...]

2024-02-27T16:03:59-05:00August 19th, 2022|

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 [...]

2024-02-23T19:06:14-05:00August 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 [...]

2024-02-27T15:32:52-05:00July 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 [...]

2024-02-27T15:44:55-05:00June 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 [...]

2024-02-23T18:44:34-05:00May 9th, 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 [...]

2024-02-28T14:28:39-05:00March 15th, 2022|
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