Bakery Finds New Use for Rain – An Efficient Use of Water

Gastonia, NC – Installing a rain garden became the first step for one local company that aims to reduce its environmental footprint. Customers who visit the Bimbo Bakeries USA outlet in Gastonia will get an education in water harvesting when they buy baked goods. The outlet uses a cistern and rain garden to catch the… Continue reading Bakery Finds New Use for Rain – An Efficient Use of Water

LED Holiday Lights vs Traditional, Incadescent Holiday Lights

‘Tis the season and if you must do the obnoxious and wasteful decorating (my opinion), here is a breakdown of new LED lights vs traditional (incandescent) lights for you. To compare, let’s say we use 500 bulbs (167 ft) to decorate a house, and we leave the lights on for 224 hours (28 days X… Continue reading LED Holiday Lights vs Traditional, Incadescent Holiday Lights

Is Propane More Efficient Than Electricity?

To understand a major difference between propane and electricity, one must first know that propane is a primary energy source and electricity is a secondary energy source. Energy from propane is consumed directly in the home or business, but electricity is used only after the electricity is generated from another energy source such as natural… Continue reading Is Propane More Efficient Than Electricity?