There are many benefits to making your home more ‘green’ and more energy efficient. Aside from taking positive steps toward environmental responsibility, you will also see significant savings in your electricity and hydro bills. Doing something as basic as changing out your generic light bulbs in favor of an LED light bulb, will provide you better more efficient lighting – and the bulb will also last longer.
With 90 percent of states throughout the US reporting water-stress conditions as of 2009, water conservation is becoming an increasingly important issue across the country. Keeping this in mind, choose to use water more efficiently. Doing so has a number of benefits, from decreasing water and energy consumption to saving money on utility bills. Installing the items in water conservation kits sets you on the right track to preserving this precious resource while reaping these benefits at the same time.
Protecting the environment is an important topic today, but many people are left with the question, "What can I do about it?"
Are you planning a ‘staycation’ to avoid the cost of rising fuel prices? You can enjoy everything the area has to offer and still make a difference in preserving its natural resources, thanks to conservation programs developed by the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
Southwest Flrodia offers many ways to enjoy some time off close to home without sacrificing the environment.
To help improve air quality, The Clean Air Campaign is asking people to look at alternatives to driving alone during the warmer months that make up smog season. In metro Atlanta, half of all smog-forming emissions come from the tailpipes of cars, so keeping your car off the road on your way to and from work makes a positive impact. Some commute options aside from the solo drive are: