What’s the best way to help cut our impact on the planet from carbon emissions? Use less energy. Did you know that up to 20% of the electricity* that is produced in America is lost before it ever arrives to your home, office or church? Yep, it’s a well-kept secret that energy prodcuers don’t want you to know. Some of it is coal or natural gas lost in transit to generation stations. Most of it is the transmission of the electricity or natural gas to the end-user. You don’t get charged for the loss directly. It is built into the rates everyone is charged. But waste is waste, and we can all take part in reducing waste.
So, what’s the answer? Reduce your use. There are many ways to reduce your usage. Number one use? Air-conditioner. No, I am not telling you to turn off your air-conditioner. I live in Hotlanta after all and the rest of my family lives in even hotter places.Read more