You may already know that we often talk about home energy efficiency and the benefits of ENERGY STAR®. Small business owners can easily practice some of the same principles. After all, business energy efficiency helps your businesses be more environmentally friendly and control costs.
You’ve heard companies mention LEED certification before, but you’ve never really understood the meaning behind it. Don’t feel bad – it’s relatively new to the world of facility design, construction and renovation. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, and it’s the rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in 2000 that has changed design, construction and operations of facilities in a little more than decade.
From providing online tools to help consumers reduce their carbon footprint, to helping maintain the largest nonprofit urban tree farm in the nation, TXU Energy is always looking for new ways to make our communities a greener place.
Today, in partnership with the City of Dallas, we’ve unveiled two new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by Dallas City Hall. The two charging stations will offer local residents zipping around town in their EVs access to free electricity – for an entire year.
How much of your life revolves around the kitchen? The kitchen is the hub of the house, whether it’s your child pulling up a seat at the table to do homework, cooking a quick meal on a weeknight or having friends congregate during a dinner party. Given how much use you get out of your kitchen, it’s only natural that you look there to find savings.