Earth Times Logo
RSS Feed Google+ Facebook Twitter Linked In Pinterest



Save Energy

The Crystal - London's new eco building

The Crystal - London's new eco building



The Crystal is a new eco building in London's dockland area designed by Siemens as a centre for sustainability, to promote energy efficient thinking.

The Green Deal: What's the hold up?

The Green Deal: What's the hold up?

The Green Deal, a retrofit program to improve the energy efficiency of the UK's building stock is just weeks away from being soft-launched.

Saving on Warehouse Energy Consumption

Saving on Warehouse Energy Consumption



Exploring ways to increase the energy efficiency of old warehouse buildings.

Create an Energy Efficient Garden

Create an Energy Efficient Garden

Outdoor spaces, like grassy yards or cultivated gardens, are by definition 'green.'

Air Source Heat Pumps Make Efficiency a Breeze

Air Source Heat Pumps Make Efficiency a Breeze

Air Source heat pumps are an ingenious way of using the air to heat buildings. Essentially they act like a reverse refrigerator. Air source heat pumps create warmth, while reducing environmentally damaging carbon emissions, and more importantly to some people, cutting energy bills.

Learning to Save Energy at Home

Learning to Save Energy at Home



Save energy in every room in your house and cut down on costs using these ideas. Learn how to save energy at home without spending a fortune.

Liquid Cooled LED Bulbs Ready For Summer

Liquid Cooled LED Bulbs Ready For Summer



A new kind of LED light has been developed to not only be energy efficient but able to sustain a consistent and natural light, ideal for homeowner use.

Empire State Building saves $2.4million in energy bills

Empire State Building saves $2.4million in energy bills

An innovative retrofit project has brought extra energy savings of $2.4million in under a year for the Empire State Building and could save $4.4million annually when completed.

Two new ways to save energy and costs in USA

Two new ways to save energy and costs in USA

The first solar field and an intelligent energy management system are helping US residents cut their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint.

Free Energy Saving PC Software Download

Free Energy Saving PC Software Download



Free energy saving power management software for your PC or laptop. Save energy and money by downloading free energy saving computer software.

Cut carbon emissions and save on energy bills with PLANITHERM

Cut carbon emissions and save on energy bills with PLANITHERM

The Earth Times caught up with Craig Dodsworth of Saint-Gobain Glass to find out more about PLANITHERM, the next generation energy saving glass that could help property owners save money - up to 28% on their energy bills.

A brighter, more reliable future with LED lighting

A brighter, more reliable future with LED lighting



A survey by the Energy Saving Trust has found numerous benefits in the adoption of LED lighting. The light-emitting diode (LED) is not a new invention. First created in 1927, they have slowly become an integral part of our daily lives.

Facebook and Greenpeace firm friends in promoting clean energy

Facebook and Greenpeace firm friends in promoting clean energy



Social website Facebook and eco-charity Greenpeace have come together to promote ways of saving energy and generating clean energy, ending a two-year lobbying campaign by 700,000 Greenpeace 'friends.'

Samsung Ecobubble takes the trouble out of washing

Samsung Ecobubble takes the trouble out of washing

A look at the new Samsung Ecobubble energy saving washing machine.

Ecobutton: One-click energy savings

Ecobutton: One-click energy savings

Ecobutton is a revolutionary power saving mechanism uniquely designed to help Eco-conscious consumers reduce their carbon footprint and save money on electricity bills. It is a powerful visual cue that encourages people to save electricity by not allowing their computers to sit idle when not in use.

Bedol Water Clocks - saving energy with water

Bedol Water Clocks - saving energy with water

Bedol water clocks are Eco-friendly, accurate and easy to operate. Bedol Water Clocks are quickly stealing the spotlight for their unique ability to run solely on H2O, helping to reduce our carbon footprint on the planet.

The environmentally friendly Lancaster London hotel

The environmentally friendly Lancaster London hotel

Environmentally friendly hotels in London: The Lancaster London is one of the most environmentally friendly hotels in London and ensures its actions match its philosophy: "to walk softly on the planet". The hotel has taken a very thorough approach to energy saving practices, reducing landfill waste and increasing recycling.

Greenwashing: The greater value of being green

Greenwashing: The greater value of being green



If you were only exposed to the media, you might start to think that all the large companies of the world engage in the struggle against climate change, saving energy, the rainforest and everything else that comes to mind. And the companies' efforts are not even limited to media-related spaces: They have also reached future consumers.

TrickleStar Energy Saving Devices

TrickleStar Energy Saving Devices

TrickleStar energy saving gadgets help to reduce energy consumption and provide superior protection for today's technology-focused lifestyles.

Should we live in smaller houses to help the environment?

Should we live in smaller houses to help the environment?



Research in Australia suggests we should ''downsize'' to reduce our carbon footprint. On two opposite sides of the globe, public opinion is gradually moving towards the need for smaller homes helping families become more energy efficient and contribute to the environment.

Cracking the energy saving code

Cracking the energy saving code

Computers have transformed the way we live and in doing so have massively increased our energy consumption. Now computer scientists are working on saving energy through the code that runs the machines.

The ECO kettle: Saving energy, time, money and water

The ECO kettle: Saving energy, time, money and water



The ECO Kettle is a stylish and energy-efficient water kettle that helps protect and preserve the environment.

Energy Saving Project at Leiden Town Hall

Energy Saving Project at Leiden Town Hall

In 2007, the management of the Town Hall of Leiden, which provides public services to its citizens and hosts many offices, decided to join an energy-saving program that was partially funded by the European Community. The objective of this program is to reduce energy consumption by changing employee behavior.

US targets kids with energy education program

US targets kids with energy education program

The U.S. Departments of Energy and Education and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) embark on an quest to educate America's young people about energy efficiency and using energy responsibly.

Breakthrough Tool used in California to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Breakthrough Tool used in California to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A number of California cities and counties have received a powerful new web-based tool that is designed to help measure greenhouse gas emissions and address issues related to climate change. Developed by ICLEI, this breakthrough new Online Inventory Tool was created for California's Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC) to help meet the increasing demands of combatting climate change by saving communities both energy and money.

Australia's carbon emissions rising

Australia's carbon emissions rising

Latest figures show Australia's carbon emissions are on the rise again. The latest data to be released by Australia's Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency shows that the emissions of carbon for the year of 2010 are 0.5 percent higher than the emissions from 2009.

Researcher looks to write energy saving into computer languages

Researcher looks to write energy saving into computer languages

Computers - whilst they don't belch out polluting smoke - eat up a growing amount of energy and an American computer scientist wants to save some of that by writing 'green' computer languages.

British soldiers to go solar powered

British soldiers to go solar powered

A new project is underway to provide soldiers with energy efficient power packs. It has been announced that scientists from the Universities of Glasgow, Loughborough, Strathclyde, Leeds, Reading and Brunel in conjunction with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) are currently developing a new personal power pack for British troops. Filed in environmental issues: Solar/Science & Technology.

Creating a Greener Workplace

Creating a Greener Workplace

Cut down on the carbon footprint of your business. Running an energy efficient office needs both the support of the business owners and the employees. There are many ways in which you can cut down on the carbon footprint of both the office and all of the individuals who work there.

Winterizing Your Home to Save Energy and Money

Winterizing Your Home to Save Energy and Money

Use these energy-saving, eco-friendly tips to save money and reduce your carbon footprint this winter. Saving energy is a very important factor when it comes to living an eco-friendly existence. Aiming to reduce your carbon footprint involves many different factors, one of which includes the job of properly preparing your home for winter.

Green Deal launched by UK government

Green Deal launched by UK government

The UK government has launched Green Deal, a way of encouraging home owners to invest in energy saving measures without upfront costs. Many people would like to install energy saving such as roof insulation, wall and cavity insulation, more efficient boilers and double-glazing. But those most in need of help to reduce energy bills are those least able to afford to undertake the improvements.