Did you know today is National Bike to Work Day? Did you ride your bike to the office today? If so, pat yourself on the back! If not, don’t worry – you can always participate next year! In the meantime, are you curious how the great state of Texas ranks in terms of bike friendliness? It’s not… Continue Reading »
Did you know today is National Bike to Work Day? Did you ride your bike to the office today? If so, pat...
Community Spotlight: Laura Spanjian, Sustainability Director, Mayor Annise Parker’s Office, City of HoustonJennifer Pearsall May 14, 2013
Welcome to another Energy In Your Life Community Spotlight, where we highlight the organizations and the people who are helping make our communities more sustainable and eco-friendly. A few weeks ago, we sat down with Laura Spanjian, the Director of the Office of Sustainability in Houston, to learn more about the city’s latest initiatives under its “Green Houston” program. As… Continue Reading »
Happy Friday friends! This is a big weekend – it’s Mother’s Day! Have you gotten your mom a present yet? If not, have no fear – we give you the scoop on fun, easy and sustainable gifts perfect for any mom on our latest Pinterest board. Check it out! And now, let’s dive into the… Continue Reading »
Summer is around the corner, and that means pool season is almost here! Having a pool is both a blessing and a burden – a pool can provide a welcome reprieve from the hot Texas weather, but it also needs a lot of electricity for cleaning and maintenance. To ensure your pool helps you stay… Continue Reading »
Hi friends – hope you had a great week! This cool weather has been a welcome change (and surprise!) for us Texans. Enjoy it while you can – but don’t go too crazy with turning on the heat. Remember: for every degree above 68°F you set the thermostat, you can expect a three-to-five percent increase in your… Continue Reading »