Green energy products are getting better every year. It is now becoming one of the best ways for reducing the cost of day-to-day home energy and heating.
So I’d like to first kick off this blog with some general thoughts on being responsible and giving a damn about the environment with some smart tips on going green from the home to what you drive every day and how it impacts our world.
An interesting image relating to electric cars called Smart electric drive
Smart electric drive
“Smart electric drive Smart electric drive”
Switching your home to solar power may be too much of a financial stretch. So try switching just one room, like a bed room, to solar power. You can get solar kits online to help you “green a room”. Even this small step can have a positive impact on your energy bills and the carbon footprint you leave, for years to come.
Thinking about getting a hybrid car?
Electric cars currently may have many flaws, such as the low number of charging stations but things are improving rapidly every year.
With a hybrid car, you can use either gas or electric power, depending on what is available. Invest in a hybrid vehicle if you live close to a charging station or can get your own.
When you think about green technology you don’t have to think about solar panels and electric cars alone. There are many little things you can do in your everyday life that can contribute to the environment. Think about an electric lawnmower, or changing the light bulbs you use in your home. Every little effort counts.
If you are wanting to conserve energy and go green, then consider buying a car that uses either natural gas, or is all electric. Both of these sources of energy are far cleaner than burning fossil fuels and reduce your carbon footprint. If you cannot afford one of these new cars, you can still help by driving less.
As consumers we can exert powerful influence on manufacturers. By selecting to purchase cars that stand out as being more environmentally friendly than their peers, we can encourage more change and a stronger movement into renewal sustainable energy goods such as car and electronic that utilise these green technologies.
To help you reduce your carbon footprint and also save plenty of money on gas for your car, consider investigating the benefits of the electric car. Although electric cars are still quite a bit more expensive than gas fuelled cars, the next couple of years look promising in terms of development of more efficient electric car batteries and at a much more affordable price.
For an interesting video from the Top Gear show on the most environmentally friendly cars – The most Eco-Friendly car ever, which this video.
Top Gear – The most Eco-Friendly car ever
“All right belong to the BBC Channel. I do not own this stuff. — Hamster is driving the most eco friendly Porsche ever made on planet earth!”
Electric vehicles are a great investment when it comes to green technology and helping the environment. Even though they can cost thousands of dollars more than regular vehicles of the same type the benefits in the end are much more rewarding. You save a lot of money on gas and you help out the environment a lot as well.
If you are thinking of buying a car in the future you might consider either and electric car, or a hybrid car. A lot of people like to help the environment in any way shape and form that they can an electrical and hybrid car are great ways of doing that. They have gone down in price over the years so a lot of people can actually afford this type of vehicles these days.
You should now have a better idea of some of the things that you could do to make your home more green. And in doing so not only will you be reducing your carbon footprint but you will be making some valuable long term savings in the process.