Sustainability

GREEN RESOURCES

Welcome to the Green Resource Center. Below you will find a list of categories relating to various aspects of sustainable living and web links to resource consultants, educators and contractors who can provide installation and service for their respective areas of expertise. Please share this page with your friends, family and associates in the interest of preserving our planet.

  • John Cassel
  • Energy Consulting
  • LEED
  • ChicEco, Design Consulting – Exteriors & Interiors – Mission: to preserve our planet Earth and enhance environmental consciousness by communicating who is making what in our world of sustainable designers.

Since 1977, the price of solar panels has dropped approximately 100 times over, and solar power is now cheaper than power from the grid for billions of people. Consumer Affairs created a guide that helps consumers determine whether or not “going solar” will work for them.

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When you are researching solar panels for your home, one place that’s good to start is with the solar panel company or manufacturer that you want. Based on ‘Save on Energy’ research, here’s their top 10 solar panel companies in the US.

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This is an in-depth guide about understanding electric cars (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs); how they benefit our environment, the incentives of owning one, and how this technology can play a key role in transitioning to a more sustainable future.

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This guide includes looking at the rapid growth of internet users worldwide and the countries with the highest number of people online as of 2020 (China and India dominate the top two spots), with detailed look at the carbon footprint that our online habits and consumption produce.

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The online world is gathering momentum at a frightening pace. Over  the last 2 years, we’ve seen the rise of cryptocurrency, along with  massive increases in video streaming, videoconferencing, social media  use, and general internet use. Every online activity uses energy. As online traffic grows, it becomes more important to learn how to reduce your digital carbon footprint.

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With governments talking about taxing oil and gas much more intensely on top of soaring oil and coal prices we should expect to see our energy bills going up. But, there is some good news, as there are many things that you can do as a consumer to reduce your energy usage and therefore your bills.

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Lighting options have progressed over time. We only had incandescent before, which we loosely referred to as the lightbulb. Now, we have to differentiate between 3 different types when we go to the store. Let’s weigh in on the differences between LEDs, CFLs, and incandescent to find out how they work and how we can save on money and energy and shift to a more environmentally-friendly option.

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The guide offers some of the best energy-saving tips and advice during COVID-19 to help households reduce their consumption and become more energy-efficient.

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This guide covers everything individuals, homes and businesses need to consider including the impact of wastewater on the environment, water waste statistics, the most common water-wasting habits, the entire water process (including production, collection, treatment and reuse) as well as how individuals and families can reduce water waste.

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  • Bio Polyethylene - a polymer, designed specifically to lower everyone's’ and contribute towards a cleaner, more sustainable carbon economy.

Sustainability Blog Posts

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