energy-conservation

energy conservation

In the spirit of Dickens, waste less this Christmas
December 25, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Ah, Christmas — one of the most beloved holidays ’round the world. There’s nothing like spending quality time with loved ones, giving (and receiving!) gifts, and the smell of your choice of decadent deliciousness roasting in the oven. But did you know that most of what we consider to be “normal” Christmas behavior is a […]

How a slimy green sludge can fuel your life: Learn more at Energy Field Trip Week!
July 3, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

What’s slimy, green, good for your health, and will provide your car with fuel? Nope, its not Slimer. It’s algae. Algae is a simple plant that can range in size from microscopic, single-cell simple plants to 65-foot-long giant seaweed. Most algae use photosynthesis to produce energy (i.e. light and carbon dioxide to make energy and […]

Everybody wants you: Why gas is so important and how you can drive down gas prices
January 11, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

What’s transparent, powerful, and something that we use in our everyday lives? Nope, it’s not the government, (though some people may think they control it). No, it’s not the Internet, although we’ll see in the coming years how the government changes that. I’m talking about gasoline. Gasoline is a transparent liquid containing mainly hydrogen and […]

Fan yo self: Power down and cool off with these energy-efficient methods
October 9, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

My air-conditioning has been out for a week. Fortunately, the week it nefariously chose to go on strike has been a rather cool one, but I’ve still had to employ some less energy-intensive procedures to keep cool. The first is the use of fans. Pretty straight-forward stuff. And because using the stove and oven to […]



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