Alice H. Keith

No man is an island.

Sep

25

How You Can Make Use Of Green Power


Keep your refrigerator properly maintained. The refrigerator hogs energy, so it should work well. Make certain to clean the dust that surrounds heating coils periodically. Inspect the door’s seal for tightness and cleanliness. When purchasing anything made from wood, look for bamboo options. Bamboo is technically grass and is a “green product”, but it is often much stronger than other available woods. This fast-growing product is used in a wide variety of wood items. Everything from floors to cutting boards can be made with bamboo. This can save energy in the manufacturing process, as well as saving in recycling costs later.

Take advantage of government rebates on renewable energy installations. In many cases, the electric company will pay for part of the upgrades. Also, you will find that you can get a tax deduction or a credit from the federal or state government. Receiving these kinds of credits and rebates can make installing the updates much less expensive for you.

Try to communicate more via email. Try to use paper as little as possible. This doesn’t only help you communicate and save electricity, it will lower your bills as well. This protects the environment, too.