Living wisely in the modern world

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energy efficient

Four Ways to Save Energy in Your Home

Do you cringe when you receive your energy statement in the mail? No one likes to get an expensive bill. Here are four steps you can take to lower your energy consumption at home. 1. Check Your Windows Double-paned windows use a metal spacer between the two layers of glass. This metal piece is prone …

solar energy

The Effect of Solar Energy on Home Value

As concern for climate change continues to grow among the American public opinion, there has also been increased interest in the installation of solar panels for residential properties. A survey by Pew Research found that nearly one half of homeowners “have given serious thought to installing” solar panels. Yet, only 6 percent of those surveyed …

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Influence of Alternative Energy Production on Valve Manufacturing Industry

Nowadays, the main energy providers worldwide are still carbon-based fossil fuels, which are heavy-polluting and harmful for the environment. Fortunately, there are currently more people around the world investing in alternative energy rather than traditional fossil fuels. Using alternative energy has great benefits that go beyond helping the environment, being able to influence various industries …

The Way towards Environmental Responsibility

What is the definition of the notion environmental responsibility? Environmental responsibility is one of the biggest challenges humanity is facing. The environmental responsibility is not limited to governments, political parties, renewable energy providers or civil society. It starts rather on a grass root level. It is an individual responsibility where every human being is responsible …

hvac

Having Your Cooling System Prepped for Summer

Your air conditioning system works overtime during the hot and muggy summer months.  It keeps you and your household cool throughout the season, allowing you to enjoy a reprieve from the weather that otherwise could make you overheated and sick. As hard as it works, your system also relies on you to take the best …