Monthly Archives: July 2012

Apple Quickly Caves on Rejecting Green Rules

Apple’s removal prompted the city of San Francisco to instruct its city workers not to purchase Apple laptops and computers. The issue was of concern for federal procurement, where there are environmental targets for purchases; iPhones and iPads are not part of the rating. Continue reading

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Save money by reducing need for AC.

In many areas, you can save money on cooling bills by opening up your windows in the mornings and evenings, when the temperatures are typically more pleasant.

Cross ventilation works by taking advantage of high and low pressure zones created by wind to draw fresh air through a building. Breezes enter through a window or vent, bringing fresh air, while the pressure difference on both sides of the building pulls stale air out an opening in the other side. Continue reading

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