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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How Memes are Killing the Planet [Visuals]

The number of Internet users reaches record highs every year, but did you know that for every tweet, comment, email and google search, a small amount of CO2 is emitted? For one person, the numbers aren’t too impressive, but when you factor in every person on planet earth who’s using the internet, those small numbers suddenly look ginormous, and worrying.

Here are some internet and social media stats per second and the resulting CO2 emitted.
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How Energy Efficient Homes Save Money and Reduce Health Hazards?

Did you know that saving energy can help you earn financial benefits? Helping save energy can not only aid in saving the environment, but also help you lead a better life. It could also have possible benefits on your overall physical health as well. In fact, energy efficient homes have become popular criteria for potential buyers, looking for a nice home.

You might have various motivations, but the fact that they help you save money, Mother Earth and your health, just makes the idea of turning your home into an energy efficient property a lucrative idea.

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The Cost of Wasted Food [Infographic]

At a time when the global economy is producing more food and making a greater profit than at any time in history, one could be forgiven for thinking that the issue of feeding the global population is yesterday’s news. However, both in the UK and across the world, we are wasting more food than ever before.

This has a huge financial cost and an even greater implication for humans, animals and the planet itself.

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Saving the Planet One Mile at a Time [Infographic]

With the whole motoring world doing what it can nowadays to create brand new cars that have as close to zero carbon footprint as possible, here is a guide for people who own slightly older cars so they can also cut down their carbon footprint by doing a few simple things.

This infographic has a list of some of the best and worst cars for emissions if you’re looking to change your car in the near future.

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