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    How to Buy an Energy Efficient Fridge (in 2014)

    While still responsible for about 13 percent of your home’s energy use, fridges have ditched bulky insulation for slim line panels, drastically cutting down on their consumption and giving us much more space for the energy we use. More

  • 7 Free Tools to Green Your Business

    Presenting as both a trend and a necessity, people around the world are working everyday to find new and innovative ways to limit the impact of their lives, both personal and professional, on the Earth. While there are obvious offenders all around us, we can all make worthwhile changes to our routines and processes in order to participate in the slow but steady march towards environmental accountability, often saving money at the same time! More

  • “Be an ENERGY STAR” — Top Videos

    Jeff wrote about the EPA’s “Be an ENERGY STAR” video challenge back in August, and featured a video submitted by some rather clever and cute kids.  In case you don’t remember, you can check out the link above, and the summary of the contest is that it encouraged Americans to pick up their cameras and document […] More

  • ENERGY STAR Video Contest Highlights Simple Ways to Save Energy

    Think the kids in the video above are cute and clever? Yeah, me too… which is while I’ll probably give them a vote in ENERGY STAR’s “Be an ENERGY STAR” Video Challenge currently running on Facebook and YouTube. Yes, this is another one of those “make a video about something that matters to you” contests […] More

  • Green Talk Radio: Energy Efficient Products with ENERGY STAR

    Sean Daily, Green Living Ideas‘ Editor-In-Chief, talks about efficient ENERGY STAR products and the Change a Light Campaign with Wendy Reed, Campaign Manager for ENERGY STAR. [Courtesy of our friends at] Click Play Below,or Energy Efficient Products with ENERGY STAR More

  • 5 Products to Green in Your Everyday Life

    Jeff McIntire-Strasburg occasionally writes posts on new, innovative green products (see Five Greenish Products You’ve Seen on TV and Five More Greenish Products You’ve Seen on TV). Rather than try to steal his thunder, this post looks at some basic, simple, green products that can make your everyday life many times greener. Staying away from […] More

  • EPA Kicks Off Earth Week with a Call for Public Service

    [youtube=] The EPA’s going beyond the normal tips about recycling and saving water this year for Earth Day: they’ve launched a partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs of America to get young people involved in environmentally-themed community service projects. EPA’s ENERGY STAR program will also be offering “Go Green Nights” to Parent-Teacher Organizations across the […] More