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Eco-friendly Decorating Tips for Christmas

In an age where the environment has come to the forefront of society, political campaigns and world-wide initiatives, it seems odd that so much of Christmas can be wasteful. There are meals too large for any family to eat, miles … Continue reading

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A Wrap-Up of National Green Week 2012! Survey results are in…

Thanks to everyone who participated in National Green Week 2012! It was a huge success and we wanted to follow up on our blog post last winter, Get Ready… National Green Week is only 7 days away!, with an update … Continue reading

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Green Energy Challenge Contest Winners 2012

Happy 20th Birthday ENERGY STAR T-Shirt Design Contest This year’s t-shirt design contest was all about celebrating ENERGY STAR and the important role the program plays in energy efficiency, helping all of us save money and protect the environment.  GEF … Continue reading

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Tips to Make Your School More Energy Efficient!

Did you know that Americans have purchased more than 2.5 billion ENERGY STAR qualified products?  As a joint program of the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy (DOE), ENERGY STAR helps us save money, while protecting the environment through … Continue reading

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Time to Start Saving Energy!

The U.S. Department of Energy suggests that school could save approximately 50% on their energy costs by taking part in simple energy-saving measures.  GEF is calling on all schools to improve their energy efficiency by signing up for the Green … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency in American Households

Shelton Group conducted the seventh annual Energy Pulse™ survey, used to determine how energy efficient U.S. residents are. Turns out we still have a long way to go… Image courtesy of Shelton Group, Inc. This year’s Energy Pulse™ survey looked … Continue reading

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