New Year’s Resolution: Go on a Carbon Diet

Americans have the largest carbon footprint of anyone in the world, weighing in at about 20 tons per year for a household of two. This year, make it one of your resolutions to do more to reduce your household’s carbon footprint. Here are a few easy steps to help you shed some of this carbon excess:

WaterSense Label: Your Guide to Water Efficiency

Did you know that the average household spends as much as $500 per year on their water and sewer bill and can save about $170 per year by making water-efficient upgrades? Thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency, there is a purchasing guide to get you on your way to saving water. Read more>>

Naughty vs. Nice – A Story of Coal

What do naughty children get in their stocking? A lump of coal, of course! But you may want to avoid coal more often than just the holiday season. Here’s what Green Mountain customers can be proud they are avoiding by supporting renewable energy. Read more>>

Energy-Efficient Holiday Lighting

Replacing your incandescent holiday lights with LED lights can help you save in energy costs. Here’s what you should know, and tips on how to recycle your old holiday light sets.

Holiday Sale: 33% Off Green Mountain Carbon Offset Products

As special holiday offer, Green Mountain is giving 33% OFF the price on all products through the Green Mountain Carbon Offset & RECs store, now through Jan. 15, 2012. With Green Mountain Driver, Traveler, and Home products, you have the opportunity to help offset the environmental impact of daily activities by supporting projects that reduce or avoid carbon emissions – a great gift to show someone you care. Don’t miss out on this amazing deal!

2011 Holiday Eco-Gift Guide: Volume I

Give the gift of energy savings this year with devices that will help control household electricity use, as well as some nifty ways to conserve water and waste. Here’s our list of favorite gadgets this holiday season.

Holiday Displays Gone Wild!

It’s that time of year again when holiday lights displays are the talk of the neighborhood. While it’s hard not to find joy in their holiday cheer, some holiday light displays have gone a little overboard – and are great examples of things to avoid in order to be energy efficient!