What is a Home Energy score ?

Home score

Do you know your Home Energy Score? The simple answer to this question can help make any house a more comfortable and affordable place to live. Like a miles-per-gallon rating for a car, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Home Energy Score is an easy way for home owners, buyers, and renters to get directly comparable and credible … Read more

Ways to reduce carbon footprint

Carbon footprint

A carbon footprint is defined as a way to measure greenhouse gases (such as carbon dioxide) that get released into the atmosphere by someone or something. Everything in our world creates its own carbon footprint and some things we can change. From activities such as sending an email, to choices we make around how we travel, to … Read more

How cloud computing could play a role in renewable energy sources ?

Cloud computing

Renewable energy is the resource the world needs to move toward a more sustainable, clean future. While green power sources like solar and wind don’t produce any carbon dioxide emissions directly, they do come with high energy demands. Data centers are necessary to manage and distribute them properly, and cloud computing can curb the costs … Read more

Why there is a need for decreasing energy consumption ?

Energy consumption

The focus on renewable energy resources has risen considerably over the years. With the condition of the environment worsening day by day due to the excessive utilization of fossil fuels for energy generation, governments of different countries are now paying attention to renewable energy resources. One such renewable energy type is solar energy, which is … Read more

Comfort Tips for energy saving

Energy saving

When Catherine Williams bought her new home, she admits she didn’t give much thought to how comfortable it might be during colder seasons. She made the purchase in summer, after all. Her timing is common; the period from May through July accounts for than 40% of annual home sales[i]. Catherine works for the U.S. Department … Read more

How this step could play a major role in carbon free system ?

Carbon free image

By Bentham Paulos, Dev Millstein, Joseph Rand, and Ryan Wiser, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Renewable energy’s rapid growth is accelerating a national shift to a carbon-free electric power system. So far 17 states plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico have adopted laws or executive orders setting goals for reaching 100% clean electricity by 2050 or sooner. And … Read more

How a clean power plan could create wonder ?

Clean energy

Does the Clean Power Plan matter? It seems odd to even ask the question. The president calls the rule “the single most important step America has ever taken in the fight against global climate change,” while opponents call it “catastrophic” to the economy. But some journalists  are pushing the notion that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s signature climate change … Read more