Smart vs. Programmable Thermostats

Proper use of programmable thermostats can save around $180 per year on heating and cooling costs according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). But let’s be honest—how many homeowners properly use programmable thermostats? These small devices can be complicated to use on the simplest of days, and program changes for Daylight Saving Time or school-less…Read more

8 Ways to Conserve Energy at the Office

Are you interested in boosting your company’s energy efficiency, but worried about the investment required? You’re in luck—installing solar panels and new windows aren’t the only ways to make your workplace more energy efficient; any business can be eco-friendly by inspiring employee efforts and kicking off initiatives to conserve energy across the company. Here are…Read more

7 Green Energy Leaders in Texas

Though you may not think of oil-country Texas as a green energy state, plenty of businesses, government organizations, and progressive individuals have become sustainability champions for the state. Texas, called a “Renewable Energy Pioneer” by the Wall Street Journal, actually has the most wind power capacity and the most solar potential of any state. It’s…Read more