Green Business Articles
on November 17, 2014
Solar energy is a volatile, rapidly evolving industry. As a result, many solar companies are merging. Portable solar company Goal Zero, for example, was recently purchased by commercial solar company NRG, in a move that company executives hope will help the co…Read » Views: 796
on September 17, 2014
Want to lower your overhead by 30 to 40 percent? Switch from paper to electronic documents, advises Matt Peterson, president and CEO of eFileCabinet.
“Going paperless allows you to [be more efficient], and efficiency equals money,” Peterson says. “Re…Read » Views: 4,028
on August 20, 2014
With advances in technology and understanding, it’s becoming easier and more cost-effective for businesses to “go green.” From adding recycling bins to your office, to reducing your carbon footprint, there are many simple ways you and your business can r…Read » Views: 1,787
on July 19, 2014
In deciding to transition your business to renewable energy, you may consider your knowledge of the process to be green or, in other words, not quite refined. But with the persistent uprising of renewables, going green is becoming easier than ever.
The Int…Read » Views: 1,457
on July 17, 2014
“Sustainability,” “green business,” “social consciousness,” “environmentally friendly” and “corporate social responsibility.” What do those words and phrases mean to you?
If you’re a business owner, they should mean a lot.
Socially conscious customers want…Read » Views: 1,445
on April 7, 2014
Artists and serial entrepreneurs Jan and Gary Stephens have long taken pride in their ecological lifestyle. The couple lives “off the grid” outside Willits, Calif., in a passive solar envelope house that’s surrounded by an organic garden.
In the early …Read » Views: 1,568
on May 25, 2013
The affluent community of Flossmoor, Ill. — a village 30 miles south of downtown Chicago — has an abundance of high-end beauty salons and spas. But one in particular stands out when it comes to embracing green business practices.
Jonathan Kane Salon &…Read » Views: 1,557
on August 28, 2009
Solar energy is great.Sunlight is free, plentiful and clean.The problem is the cost of solar panels.It costs between $25,000 and $35,000 to install a solar photovoltaic system on the average house.This upfront cost is simply too high for most homeowners.
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