Which is More Environmentally-Friendly: Septic or Sewer?

Which is More Environmentally-Friendly: Septic or Sewer?

When building a home, one of the first questions people ask is whether they should install a septic or just connect to the city sewer (if possible). If you have the option to choose either or, you may be wondering which option is better for the environment and the costs associated with maintaining your system. The Pros and Cons of a Septic Many people agree that septic tanks can be…

Aggregating Energy for Franchisees

Aggregating Energy for Franchisees

If you’re a franchiser, you know the value of buying in bulk, so why not treat energy the same way? Opening up a dialog about the benefits of aggregating energy to your franchisees can save around a fifth of your energy budget. Franchisees, such as of Dunkin Donuts, who have been saving 15-20% of their energy expense since 2011 by buying from a provider who aggregates energy, are great pre-existing…

What is Eco-Friendly Plumbing?

Eco-friendly and plumbing often don’t mix. Plumbers have a lot of waste, and when they’re tasked with replacing sewer lines, it’s not uncommon for a plumber to have to dig up streets, rip up sidewalks and landscape, and then place a new sewer line. This method of plumbing is not eco-friendly. But the industry is taking a turn towards an eco-friendly approach which reduces waste and has a much lower…

3 Tips to Boost Your Green Marketing Efforts

Businesses and consumers both want to do business with responsible companies. But eco-friendly companies are only just starting to embrace the concept of green marketing. Promoting your commitment to eco-friendliness will help you draw in new customers and improve your brand’s image. If you’re just getting started on your green marketing journey, here are three tips to boost your results. 1. Make it Part of Your Company’s Culture For green…

How Trenchless Technology is Making Sewer Repair Environmentally-Friendly

How Trenchless Technology is Making Sewer Repair Environmentally-Friendly

Sewer repair is messy business – or at least it used to be. What was once a long, dig-intensive process has been transformed into a minimally-invasive method that is environmentally-friendly thanks to trenchless technology. While the upfront costs of conventional repair methods are typically lower, trenchless repair methods tend to be the most cost-effective solution in the long-run. The Problem with Conventional Sewer Repair Conventional sewer repair involves the digging…

How to Make Your Business More Environmentally Friendly

Being more environmentally conscious is something that we should all prioritize, as it doesn’t take a huge effort to make a difference. If everyone did his or her part to make even the smallest impact, the overall results would be tremendous. The suggestions below provide a long list of simple little things you can do that will have a direct positive impact on our environment. I encourage you to read…

Go Paperless to Cut Costs and Boost Productivity

Going paperless brings along numerous benefits which include simplifying your workflow, saving you time and money, and saving the environment at large. Despite all the benefits, most businesses are still yet to embrace the paperless system—with the few already in the system, reaping unequaled benefits especially when it comes to staying ahead of the competition. You’ll most likely agree with me that it’s almost a normal practice to see unnecessary…

How to Make Your Office More Environmentally Friendly

There are various sensitive issues which are related to the environment as a lot of environmental damages are caused by failure to address the issues at hand. A lot of companies are now focused on creating environmentally friendly offices — not only to help have a good healthy place to work, but also reduce the overall damage that is caused to the environment. So, if you are aiming to make…

Business Efficiency Means Cost Savings, Environmental Sustainability and Bragging Rights

Business Efficiency Means Cost Savings, Environmental Sustainability and Bragging Rights

Businesses know that efficiency means cost savings, and since increasing efficiency usually reduces waste and environmental impact, it can also have a positive effect on your sales. That’s because customers today are conscientious consumers who want to know that their buying habits aren’t causing harm, and in fact, that their choices are helping to make things in the world better, not worse. By marketing your products and services with an…

7 Green Technologies Changing the HVAC World

7 Green Technologies Changing the HVAC World

Green technology is helping homeowners and businesses save money on their monthly heating and cooling bills. Going beyond the way the system is powered (electricity, gas, solar, wind, etc.), these seven technologies are actually changing the HVAC world and the way systems operate. 1. Geothermal Heat Pumps Geothermal technology isn’t new, but it’s one of the most environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient heating and cooling solutions available. The technology works by pulling energy…