Energy Efficient Lighting

Can solar Christmas lights cut your energy bills?

Can solar Christmas lights cut your energy bills?

Replacing typical plug-in Christmas lights with solar can certainly cut a sliver off your utility bills, but don’t expect to buy your kids’ Christmas presents with the savings. The real benefit of solar Christmas lights is in their convenience and… Read More
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Best LED Light Bulbs

LED light bulbs are the biggest change in lighting since Thomas Edison invented the first commercially-viable incandescent. LEDs are 90% more efficient than even the modern versions of Edison’s invention and can last for thousands of hours before needing replacement.… Read More
Best Solar Lanterns

Best Solar Lanterns

Solar lanterns are versatile. They can be your best friend on a camping trip, or the perfect option to accent your backyard evening. You don’t have to worry about batteries dying, they’re cost-effective, and they run off an endless supply… Read More
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Best Solar Christmas Lights

Solar Christmas lights are a great way to decorate your home for the holiday season, and cut down your energy bill. Beyond the environmental benefits, they’re also extremely convenient and versatile, since you don’t need any electrical outlets! No more… Read More

COP21 Pledges Mean Dramatic CO2 Cuts by 2030

If all countries meeting for the Paris Talks in December hit their targets made under COP21, there will be dramatic slowdown in CO2 emissions by 2030. According to their climate pledges or “intended nationally determined contributions”(INDCs), each country has a… Read More

LEDs Are Changing the Look of Indoor Farming

Indoor farming isn’t a new concept, but bringing LEDs into it is making the process more cost-effective. Traditional farmers are hostages to the weather. Drought, flood, or an early frost can destroy entire harvests and cost the agricultural sector millions… Read More