Playing Facebook’s Power House Game Leads to Subconscious Energy Savings, Study Shows

Many of Facebook’s games may be considered harmless, entertaining time-wasters. However, a more recent game on the social media platform has the potential to increase players’ awareness of energy efficiency and subconsciously lead them to make better energy usage choices, a recent study shows.

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Smart Technology: How Home Automation Can Lead to Greater Energy Efficiency

smart home technologyIn recent years, technology has evolved to the point where the majority of systems, appliances, and equipment in an entire home can be controlled from a single computer or mobile device. These types of “smart homes” have made it extremely easy for homeowners to enjoy the benefits of technology, including precise operational control that saves energy and money. Smart home technology and energy efficiency are a natural combination in the most technologically advanced homes of today.

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How to Choose the Right Energy Saving Light Bulb for Each Fixture in Your Newton MA Home

energy saving light bulbsChoosing light bulbs is no longer a simple matter of buying a preferred brand with the right wattage. New types of energy saving light bulbs give you a wide choice of lighting types that reduce energy usage while providing all the illumination you need for every fixture in your home.

Here are some of the most common energy saving light bulbs with information on where they can be the most useful.

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Considering Buying Solar Panels for Your Newton MA Home? Leasing May Be an Option

leasing solar panelsSolar power is an economical and environmentally friendly option for many Massachusetts homeowners. Using solar panels to capture sunlight and turn it into energy can reduce your home electric bills and water heating expenses significantly. However, for some, the initial investment in a solar system can be outside the budget. For homeowners who have considered solar power but have been put off by the cost, the option of leasing solar panels could make one of these efficient renewable power systems accessible and affordable.

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