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How to Get Started using LED Lights in Your Home

How to Get Started using LED Lights in Your Home

By Eartheasy, Posted December 4th, 2014

Imagine changing all your light bulbs once — then enjoying 20 years of flawless performance! Today’s LEDs offer a safe, green, efficient alternative for all your home lighting needs.

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DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

DIY Solar Power: How to Extend the Life of Your Battery Bank

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 24th, 2014

Learning basic “care and feeding” of your battery bank protects your investment and adds peace-of-mind to the self-sufficient life.

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6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

By Robin Jacobs, Posted June 20th, 2014

When you’re first starting out with your solar oven, focus on recipes that do well with slow cooking.

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How to Wrestle an Elephant

How to Wrestle an Elephant

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 5th, 2014

The battle against climate change begins at home.

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How to Get Started with Alternative Energy

How to Get Started with Alternative Energy

By Eartheasy, Posted March 27th, 2014

Generating clean electricity at home has become a realistic dream. Is it right for you?

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Megadroughts ahead?  Let’s all cut water use by 20%

Megadroughts ahead? Let’s all cut water use by 20%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 6th, 2014

We can make a difference right now with a few household adjustments — our ecosystem may hang in the balance.

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Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

By Sheila Harrington, Posted February 3rd, 2014

Harvested rainwater is an excellent source of water for both potable and nonpotable uses.

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Hybrid Cars Going Mainstream, Sales Up 40%

Hybrid Cars Going Mainstream, Sales Up 40%

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 27th, 2013

Consumers drawn to more model choices, proven technology and competitive pricing…

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LED bulbs are ready to light your home – 7 tips you should know

LED bulbs are ready to light your home – 7 tips you should know

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 25th, 2011

The future in home lighting is LED, and the future is now.

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Lumens are the New Watts

Lumens are the New Watts

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 17th, 2011

Using lumens as the measure of a light bulb’s brightness will simplify shopping for light bulbs…

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Human-electric hybrid car available in 2011

Human-electric hybrid car available in 2011

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 22nd, 2010

The “Imagine PS,” capable of 100 kph (60 mph) on the flat and 50 kph uphill, is street legal and expected to be commercially available next year.

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WECalc – an online tool to help you save water at home

WECalc – an online tool to help you save water at home

By Eartheasy, Posted September 21st, 2010

You can save water at home — and save energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and save money in the process!

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The Temperature is Getting Hot as Hell and We’re not Going to Take it Anymore

The Temperature is Getting Hot as Hell and We’re not Going to Take it Anymore

By Bill McKibben, Posted August 16th, 2010

Fossil fuel is wrecking the one earth we’ve got. Polite suggestions won’t get us anywhere.

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Wind Farm ‘Mega Project’ Underway in Mojave Desert

Wind Farm ‘Mega Project’ Underway in Mojave Desert

By Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times, Posted August 12th, 2010

The Alta Wind Energy Center — with plans for thousands of acres of turbines to generate electricity for 600,000 Southern California homes — officially broke ground.

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Saving electricity at home has a bigger impact than you might think

Saving electricity at home has a bigger impact than you might think

By Lucy Goodchild, Imperial College London, Posted July 9th, 2010

Recent UK study says government policy studies are underestimating the impact of people reducing their electricity use.

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Are LED Fluorescent Tubes Ready for Prime Time?

Are LED Fluorescent Tubes Ready for Prime Time?

By Houston Neal, Softwareadvice.com, Posted May 6th, 2010

LED light technology has progressed to the point where it may be ready to replace traditional fluorescent light tubes in commercial buildings.

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New automotive fuel-efficiency standards set for US, Canada

New automotive fuel-efficiency standards set for US, Canada

By Eartheasy, Posted April 20th, 2010

US and Canada harmonize standards, setting a goal of improving overall automotive fuel efficiency 25% by 2016.

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How to Save Energy by eliminating Phantom Loads

How to Save Energy by eliminating Phantom Loads

By Eartheasy, Posted February 9th, 2010

You might not know it, but there’s an invisible thief which may be stealing your energy and boosting your energy bills. His name: Phantom Load…

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FTC proposes new labels for LED, CFL, Incandescent light bulbs

FTC proposes new labels for LED, CFL, Incandescent light bulbs

By US Department of Energy, Posted January 7th, 2010

New “output-based” labels to emphasize lumens, not watts, as measure of bulb brightness.

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9 Great Wood Heating Tips

9 Great Wood Heating Tips

By Eartheasy, Posted January 5th, 2010

Burning wood efficiently will reduce pollution, minimize health risks, and give you more warmth for less money.

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