Carbon Emissions

Rule Your Attic to Save Energy and Stay Comfortable

According to the energy experts at ENERGY STAR, 9 out of 10 homes in the U.S. are under-insulated. Sealing and insulating your home is a simple and cost-effective way to save money, improve your comfort and reduce your carbon footprint. Thankfully, it’s easy to check insulation levels and determine if your home is one of …
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J.D. Irving Sawmills Make the Switch to Biomass

J.D. Irving, Limited, (JDI) is an integrated forest products company based in New Brunswick, Canada. JDI forests supply The Home Depot’s eastern stores with lumber. While JDI is a leader in ecological forest management practices, they are quickly becoming a leader in clean energy. The company has begun investing in biomass boilers to aid in …
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Be Moved by 100% Recycled Boxes Made with Clean Energy

About thirty minutes east of The Home Depot’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia is the town of Conyers, where Pratt Industries is based. As the largest manufacturer of 100% recycled paper packaging in the world, Pratt supplies The Home Depot with its assortment of moving and storage boxes. Each year, The Home Depot sells approximately 80 …
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Blow Off Gas & Go Cordless – The RYOBI 40V HP Brushless WHISPER SERIES® Blower

This fall take back your yard from noisy gas equipment and fumes. As one of the most popular and trusted cordless lawn and garden brands in the U.S. RYOBI™ has made a name for itself with 50 years of history in the power tool industry to back it up. RYOBI™ has positioned themselves in the …
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Carbon Emissions

Small Actions at Home Can Make a World of Difference for Our Planet

Want to be more sustainable at home but not sure how? You’re not alone — and P&G and its family of trusted brands are here to help. According to a new P&G study in the U.S.[1], 72% of people want to do more to be sustainable at home. But fewer than half of people make …
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EnergyStar Appliances for Energy Efficiency

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Saving Customers $2.8 Billion with ENERGY STAR

In 2017, we committed to saving our customers $2.8 billion in energy costs and helping customers avoid 20 million metric tons of CO2 emissions through the sale of ENERGY STAR® -certified products. In 2018 alone, we saved customers $1.2 billion in energy costs and helped them avoid 7 million metric tons of CO2. According to …
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Carbon Emissions

Who Left the Lights On?! The Brilliance of Occupancy Sensors

Saving energy continues to be a hot topic for many Americans. And one of our favorite energy-saving products is an occupancy sensor, or a “smart” light switch from Lutron called the Maestro® occupancy sensor switch. This switch automates the lights in your home – it automatically turns lights on when you enter a room, leaves them …
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Carbon Emissions

Insulation: Where, How and Why

Adding insulation to your home is easier than you think. Here is some advice on how and where to insulate to stay warm this winter and to save big on your energy bills.
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