Glacial Energy Blog

LED Bulbs are Energy Efficient, but are they Cost Efficient?

LED bulbs are many times more efficient than their incandescent counterparts. A 12 watt LED bulb can output as much light as a 60 watt incandescent bulb. But for all their energy saving abilities, are they really worth the investment? Would it actually be cheaper to use an incandescent bulb and replace it every time [...]

Is Your Attic Properly Insulated?

Does it seem like your home doesn’t stay as warm or as cool as you feel it should be? During the winter, on a particularly cool evening, leave a thermometer in the attic for a few hours. When you collect it, compare the temperature to the outside temperature and the inside temperature of your home. [...]

How a Hotel Can Become Eco-Friendly

If you’re looking to go on vacation and want to make sure your temporary home is environmentally friendly, try Green Hotels. The Green Hotels Association has been listing hotels that are dedicated to providing guests with a comfortable stay and caring for their employees since 1993. These hotels implement energy management systems, fluorescent and LED [...]

The World’s Most Energy Efficient Building?

Many home and business owners are making an effort to have energy efficient buildings. They invest in new windows, smart thermostats they can control with a phone, properly insulate and weather strip, and reduce needless energy consumption. But, the Bullitt Center is a project of the Bullitt Foundation that will become a 50,000 square foot [...]

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