Happy Mabon! While it may not feel like it to those of us in South Florida, today is the Autumnal Equinox – the first day of fall. Media sources are full of energy-saving tips for those in the north to “winterize” their homes; but what about the Sunshine State? Are there any seasonal “green” recommendations […]
Light Bulb Finder – There’s an App for That!
Still not sure if CFL’s are worth it? Trying to find the newest LED? This free app for iPhone and Android helps you make the best – and greenest – choice for your lighting fixture. LIGHT BULB FINDER is a free mobile phone application that makes it easy to switch from conventional light bulbs to energy-saving […]
Worried About the Mercury in Compact Fluorescent Bulbs?
Everyone knows that switching out your light bulbs to CFL saves money, but many people are concerned about the mercury in them. According to John Balbus, M.D., Chief Health Officer at Environmental Defense, CFLs contain less mercury than was in the old-fashioned mercury thermometers. And even broken, he says the exposure rate is about equivalent […]