Green Energy Jobs- What Are Your Options?

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Green jobs are becoming all the rage as of late. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the green energy sector, there are jobs available in a number of different areas for a varying degree of skill sets. Here are a few examples of employment options available for those interested in pursuing a green job: Home Energy Auditor. Job description : An energy auditor assesses both the safety and energy efficiency of a home. Green Energy Educator

What’s the Most Energy Efficient Form of Transportation

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That being said, there is one good thing (and only one) that comes about from higher fuel prices; people are refocusing on energy efficiency. I thought this would be an appropriate time to compare the efficiency of various modes of transportation. Because not everything is powered by petroleum, for consistency all figures below are based on megajoules/MJs (physics refresher: a joule is the unit of energy used by the International Standard of Units). What is Green Energy?

7 Tips for Energy Efficiency

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Are you trying to become more energy efficient in your home but a little unsure of how to start? Reducing the amount of energy you use at home will not only make your bills cheaper, it will also go that little way to protecting the environment around us. Follow these seven easy tips and you’ll start to become energy efficient in no time. So, before you go to bed, think about your energy efficiency and switch it off at the main power source. 5 Ways to NOT Save Energy.

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