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Changing Behavior to Save Energy in Getting Around

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 17, 2013 01:00 AM
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by Alex Wilson last modified Jan 16, 2013

Author name:  Alex Wilson Blog Category:  Energy Solutions Ease off on the gas — and other behavioral changes to reduce energy for transportation A no-idling sign in my home town to remind residents not to idle their cars. Photo Credit: Stan Howe Before the holidays I wrote a blog on how to save energy in the home by changing our behavior . This week we’ll take a look at some of the ways that we can save energy by changing our driving behavior. Below are some simple measures—most cost nothing and some even save money—to reduce your energy use for transportation. Drive less Leaving the car at home when you could walk of ride a bike is perhaps the most obvious way to save energy in our transportation. These options aren’t always possible, due to where we live, the weather, or the seasons, but when it is possible to walk or bike instead of driving huge savings are possible—not to mention the health benefits. The same applies at work; if you’re going out to lunch or need to run an errand, consider providing a little extra time and walking. read more






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