Two electric cars, the Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf, will be released this year. Which would you buy?
In partnership with the Department of Energy, Chevrolet offers free home charging stations to 4,400 owners of its newest electric car, the Volt.
We just received this letter from Mary Jackson in Lincoln, Nebraska, and our editorial assistant, Karen Brock, said, 'Hey, aren’t you facing this same dilemma?' Well . . . as a matter of fact, I am. I've been noodling (loudly) about whether to renew the lease or purchase my Honda Civic Hybrid.
Silicon-based LEDs, expected to hit the market in two or three years, could lower prices by as much as 75 percent.
Cable set-top boxes in the United States consume 27 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity—equivalent to the annual output of nine coal-fired power plants. Cable providers have a lot of energy-efficient improvements to make.
The bad news? Coal-fired power plants are our biggest source of industrial pollution. The good news? Solar grew by 67 percent last year, making it our fastest-growing energy sector.
Natural Home editorial intern Susan Melgren offers tips on how to take eco-friendly car trips
Canadian car manufacturers have developed an electric vehicle with a body made from hemp fiber.
JWTIntelligence predicts big green changes in the coming year (including tube-free toilet paper).
To address consumers' growing desire to save money and be environmentally conscious, GE is launching GeoSpring, the first hybrid electric ENERGY STAR-qualified water heater manufactured in the U.S.
Jessica is beginning research on electric in-floor radiant floor heating products as an efficient method of heating the new nursery.
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz helps her family plan an eco-friendly road trip complete with a hybrid car, organic snacks and energy-efficient hotels.