Carbon Emissions

ENERGY STAR Products Help You Save on Household Expenses and Emissions

Recently, The Home Depot was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy for our ongoing partnership with ENERGY STAR. For over a decade, The Home Depot has worked to promote energy efficiency at home through the use of ENERGY STAR-certified products. “We exceeded our multi-year goal to help …
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Carbon Emissions

Reformulating DuPont Froth-Pak Spray Foam to Address Climate Change

Sealing and Insulating Can Improve the Sustainability of Your Home Depending on the size and age of your home, sealing and insulating can exceed the boundaries of a DIY project. Often, homeowners will contract with a professional to do the work. As such, sustainability-minded homeowners should know about the latest product enhancements so that they …
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Carbon Emissions

Q&A with The Home Depot’s Director of Energy Management, Craig D’Arcy

Recently, The Home Depot announced its most ambitious carbon goal to date: pledging to reach 100% renewable electricity for its facilities by 2030. One of the architects of that goal is Craig D’Arcy, Director of Energy Management* for The Home Depot. We’ve invited Craig to Eco Actions to talk about the commitment and role his …
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Carbon Emissions

Merchant Q&A: EcoSmart LED Bulbs Offer New Options for Saving Energy

One of the easiest ways to make your home more sustainable is by switching to LED light bulbs. If you’re new to LEDs, you’ve picked a great time to make the switch. LED technology continues to improve and expand so that these energy-efficient bulbs are better, smarter and brighter than ever. That is certainly true …
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Carbon Emissions

The Home Depot Wins 2022 ENERGY STAR Retail Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence

For the 11th time, The Home Depot has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for its partnership with ENERGY STAR. Each year, the ENERGY STAR program honors a group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements. The Home …
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Carbon Emissions

Merchant Q&A: Transitioning to Battery Power for Outdoor Equipment

Will Hudson has been part of The Home Depot team for almost two decades. Today, he is the Senior Merchant for Outdoor Portable Power and Walk Mowers. We’ve invited him to Eco Actions to talk about the transition to battery power that’s happening in the Lawn and Garden department, and what it means for the …
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Carbon Emissions

FAQ: Growing Sustainably at The Home Depot

Chief Sustainability Officer Ron Jarvis has spent two decades driving sustainability improvement at The Home Depot. Some of the frequently asked questions he responds to offer insights into our progress. Q:  How are you reducing carbon emissions related to company operations? A: We have made strides in decreasing emissions across our business. Our U.S. stores …
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Carbon Emissions

Smart Technology Can Make Homes More Efficient, Economical and Environmentally Friendly

A smart home is really an automated home. It lets you connect and program the right smart devices, smart appliances and smart gadgets so they serve your needs. The added benefit of a smart home is that, by learning your needs, it operates more efficiently and saving resources. This is what makes smart homes more …
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