We love all things gadgety and tech — especially when it comes to energy efficiency…and cars! So we were stoked to uncover this cool story: the 10 Future Technologies That Will Revolutionize Your Next Car. Wings aren’t mentioned (drats!) but it does include solar chargers, power from regenerative braking, driverless cars, more alternative fuel options… Continue Reading »
We’re starting this week’s RoundUp with a pop quiz: last year, Americans saved nearly $700 million in energy costs by… Know the...
We’re starting this week’s RoundUp with a pop quiz: last year, Americans saved nearly $700 million in energy costs by… Know the answer? No? It’s by installing LEDs! Pretty amazing savings right? There are more cool stats and figures about LEDs in a recent ENERGY.gov blog post entitled ”8 things you didn’t know about LEDs” - check… Continue Reading »
Today is National Running Day! If you’re like me and you love running then you’ll definitely want to check out these events taking place today around Texas. You can also visit the National Running Day website for more events and information, though it was running a bit slow earlier. Know of another great Texas run… Continue Reading »
Each month, we poll our readers on questions related to energy efficiency, sustainability and new tech. To date, we’ve asked for your best guess on the average amount of electricity used in a house per month (it’s 940kWh), as well as more “fun” questions, like whether or not you use energy efficient holiday lighting, or… Continue Reading »
Weekly Power RoundUp: Windy Up North, Renewables Down Under, & Sustainable Development in San AntonioJennifer Pearsall May 31, 2013
Hi friends, and happy Friday! Can you believe it’s almost June?! Summer is fast approaching, and that means more than just longer (and hotter!) days – it also means school is out. Not sure what to do with the kids this summer? Here are some camps and activities for the kiddos in both the Houston and Dallas/Ft. Worth areas…. Continue Reading »