2014 brought some of the highest levels of oil production in the United States that the country has ever seen. And hydraulic fracturing, known colloquially as fracking, is the technology that’s mostly responsible. However, the more prevalent it becomes the more it’s criticized by activists and environmental advocates. Politics aside, here are five of the […]
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The country of Australia contains some of the worlds greatest natural treasures, scattered across its nearly 3 million square miles of space. Many people around the world have heard of the Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral barrier reef in the world. The Great Barrier Reef contains 2,900 individual reefs which are host to hundreds […]
If somebody asked you to name something exciting about North Dakota, what would it be? Not to put down the state as a whole, but most people might struggle to answer that question. Out of the 50 States in the Union, North Dakota isn’t exactly known for thriving culture or bustling metropolises. Well, as luck […]
How would you like to live in a state with 2.8% unemployment, a 1 billion dollar budget surplus, and a GDP that’s 29% above the national average? After the economic downturn of 2009, it’s hard to believe that those economic conditions exist anywhere in the U.S., but they do… in North Dakota. You’re probably searching […]
Windows are one of the most important features of a home, allowing in much-needed natural light and fresh air while also allowing homeowners to enjoy the scenery of their surroundings without leaving the climate-controlled comfort of the indoors.
Just a few short months ago temperatures started their cyclical rise and air conditioners began blasting icy-cold relief all across the nation. Though summer may be coming to a close and fall’s crisp temperatures are slowly bringing down the insufferable heat, it’s the perfect time to look back on how energy consumption stacks up in […]
No doubt a success economically, the environmental impact remains to be seen…
Ten practical ways you can save energy and lower your heating and cooling bills without decreasing your quality of life.