The Government Will Soon be Showering With You

In a recent show of eco-force, the government has decided to crack down on your shower.

Some of you may be aware of the governments limit on showerhead flow, currently at 2.5 gallons per minute, or GPM. What some of you may not be aware of however is that the government has never really defined [...]

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The Best Piece of Advice I Can Give You Right Now

Someone asked me an interesting question the other day. It was a good one that I really stopped to think about for a minute. They wanted to know how they could make an impact on the environment quickly, easily, and affordably.

So I thought about all the things I’ve talked about here, and tried to [...]

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What Could Be Greener Quick Tip #2

Your refrigerator. What would you do without it?

Did you know, your refrigerator can suck up to 20% of your entire electric bill?

Take control of the ice box. Here’s how.

1. Adjust the thermostat! Your refrigerator should be between 38 and 42 degrees. Any colder and you’re not doing much more for your food. [...]

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Fuel Octane, Choosing The Wrong Octane Will Cost You

This is more of a clarifying post, rather than advice or tips. It’s about fuel octane, when to choose what octane for your vehicle, and what the wrong octane will do.

Why? Because I’ve heard so many people talk about how they ‘threw some high octane’ in their car ‘to get more performance’.

First the [...]

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Are We Where We Should Be With Gas Mileage?

Cars driving around today typically net somewhere around 20 to 30 miles per gallon when driven by the average driver. Careful drivers or ‘hypermilers’ can miraculously get those numbers much higher, but lets face it, the majority of us are not, and will never be, hypermilers.

While some people look at 30 mpg as great [...]

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