Category Archives: Energy

Review: Ed Begley, Jr.’s Guide to Sustainable Living

Long known as an environmentalist, actor Ed Begley, Jr. now educates and inspires the masses using television (Living With Ed), the internet (, and writing books. Ed Begley, Jr.’s Guide to Sustainable Living: Learning to Conserve Resources and Manage an … Continue reading

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A Little Humid

It was a bit humid in my house this morning. I ran some cold water and noticed that the moisture in the air condensed on the kitchen faucet. It turned warm and humid about a week ago, but the temperatures … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Saving Money, Weather

Green Your PC

Test your PC energy consumption knowledge with the Sierra Club’s How Green is my PC? quiz. Go do it now. A few tips to save energy and still enjoy your PC: Let your screen go black when your PC is … Continue reading

Posted in Electronics, Energy

Environmental Odds and Ends

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything here. To try and get back into the habit of writing, I’ll share some websites I’ve encountered in my recent reading. – U. S. government website with a wealth of information … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Environment

Need Help Picking a Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb?

Compact fluorescent (CF) light bulbs have become more widely available in the last few years. More people know about the benefits of these energy efficient light bulbs. The higher cost of CF bulbs (compared to incandescent) is offset by reduced … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Recycling

What’s Your Energy IQ?

The oil companies say Americans know little about energy basics. Based on this short quiz at, they may be right. I didn’t do very well and I thought I was reasonably well informed. How much do you know?

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