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17 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Weekend Warrior Challenge: Install Aerators On Faucets


Want to reduce your water usage as much as 50 percent at home, without changing your daily habits? It’s easy; just install aerators to all of your faucets.

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14 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Interesting Q&A on Solar Energy


At Etón, we’re positively enamored with solar energy. Take the BoostSolar solar-powered backup battery, for example, which collects and stores solar energy for use later to power and charge your cell phone or other electronic device.

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09 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Weekend Warrior Challenge: Reduce Your Energy Consumption


We’ve already shared how to save energy from changing out your light bulbs and installing a programmable thermostat in our previous Weekend Warrior Challenges, and are excited to expand our green reach to the reduction of consumption.

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07 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

BoostSolar Backup Battery: Now Available!

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All of us at Etón are very pleased to announce availability of the BoostSolar, a backup battery for handheld devices and tablets that is USB or solar powered.

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03 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Weekend Warrior Challenge: Use Less Paper


Every year the average person in the U.S. uses 749 pounds of paper products. In effort to change this staggering fact, our weekend warrior challenge is aimed to encourage you to lessen your paper waste, this weekend and for weekends to come!

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30 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

5 Cool Applications of Solar Power


According to the history of solar power infographic, the idea of solar power dates all the way back to 1839 when Alexandre Becquerrel first observed the photovoltaic effect. Fast-forward 174 years and solar power is becoming increasingly mainstream.

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26 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Weekend Warrior Challenge: Hang a Clothes Line

Green DIY weekend projects: how-to hang a laundry line

As the weather is warming up, we all are jumping at the chance to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. While you are completing other outdoor projects, like planting a garden or sprucing up your deck, why not save time and energy on an indoor chore at the same time – drying clothes!

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19 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Weekend Warrior Challenge: Programmable Thermostat


Although sometimes it seems like you cannot control a lot in your life, you certainly can control the temperature of your home. If you’re still working with a manually set thermostat, it is time to upgrade in the name of technology!

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16 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Green Perspective: How long trash really lasts [INFOGRAPHIC]


How much trash do you think the average American produces in a single day?
Two pounds? Maybe three? In fact, the number is seven. The average American produces seven pounds of trash a day, equaling over 2,500 pounds of trash per year per person. And 69% of that trash ends up in a landfill.

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12 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Weekend Warrior Challenge: Change Your Light Bulbs


Something you use every day to light up your world can make a huge difference in your monthly energy usage. Want to lower your carbon footprint? A great way to start is by changing the light bulbs used in your home or workplace. Energy efficient light bulbs use less energy while still emitting a healthy glow.

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