The 7 Best Energy Efficiency Apps for your Home [Infographic]

We all know that true sustainability comes from switching up our daily habits, yet for many this is a challenge. We all lead busy lives, so it’s not uncommon to feel like we simply don’t have the time or the energy to be green. As the saying goes, “it’s not easy being green.”

Sometimes all we need to stay on the green path is a helping hand – something to remind us why we need to change our behaviour and that offers guidance on how to continue being eco-friendly. This is where technology comes in. Whether you want to make big or small changes in your lifestyle, there is a mobile application to help you. However, with literally millions and millions of apps to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start.

A good starting point is to identify one area of your life you want to “green.” Real change begins at home, so there is no better place to start than with energy efficiency. With just a few changes around the house, you can dramatically reduce your energy usage and your overall carbon footprint.

By providing information, education and motivation, mobile apps can be a tremendous help when undertaking energy efficiency projects around the home. The team at Calgary Window & Door Guys have put together a highly informative infographic guide laying out the most useful energy efficiency apps for your home. Ranging from the practical to the playful, each of these apps offer unique ways of aiding you in your journey to become a better citizen of the earth. With handy information about features, benefits and user reviews; this guide has everything you need to make the right choice.

Check out the infographic below to learn how you can use apps to start saving energy today!

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Must-Have Apps for Dog Lovers [Infographic]

From training advice to walking routes, seeking dog sitters to minding your dog’s health, there are plenty of great apps that cater for all aspects of owning a dog so that you’ll always have somewhere to turn if faced with uncertainty. Here are 10 of the best apps that you’ll find on iTunes or the Google Play Store.

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10 Apps vs. Food Waste [Infographic]

“Around the world, dozens of apps are diverting perfectly good food away from bins and into rumbling stomachs. From redistributing leftovers to the poor in India to luring Dutch shoppers into supermarkets to buy lingering produce, app designers are finding ways to stem the flow of food to landfill.”

Here are 10 apps that the guardian recommends:

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Must-Have Apps for Nature Lovers [Infographic]

Being a fan of technology doesn’t mean having to neglect the natural world. So before you head out on your next countryside walk – or simply glance out the window at your garden – check out this list that Jarrimber prepared of the best apps for nature lovers!

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Must-Have Gardening Apps [Infographic]

Gardening is a wonderful activity as it holds so many benefits. It’s a healthy past-time, getting you out and about and active; it provides a wonderful enhancement to a living space however small; it can provide amazing produce from eye catching blooms to vegetables and fruits for your cooking exploits.

While of course it’s best to get the assistance of the experts when planning out your dream landscape garden or even just a small patch of space, there are many apps available that will also assist you. These apps vary in terms of their content and quality (and cost) so Capital Garden Services has developed this useful infographic which lists some we think are quite good.

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