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Saving Energy Beyond the Retrofit – #100EnergyTips Contest

Big Shine Energy is all about #ApproachingZero carbon emissions. Although our favorite way to accomplish this task is through energy efficient LED lighting solutions, we wanted to do a little extra so that anyone can be a part of our mission, anywhere. Each step we take toward sustainability, no matter how small, brings us closer to zero. All it takes is a change of mindset. That’s why we started our daily #100EnergyTips campaign across our social media platforms.

The Need for Approaching Zero Carbon Emissions Worldwide

In 2010, Bill Gates gave a TED Talk about the importance of developing technology that would eliminate carbon emissions. He opened with the strong observation. While his work at the Gates Foundation focuses on finding ways to maintain a balanced, healthy society for the poorest 2% of the world, these are the same places that will be harmed the most by the negative effects of global warming due to CO2.

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Changing the Way We Think About Climate Change

In recent years, the news has become filled with more natural disasters than ever before. On a global scale, we’ve witnessed more flooding, colder winters, hotter summers and deadlier storms. Scientists say these phenomena are the result of climate change. But unless climate change is directly affecting us, it’s easy to view it as only a distant problem that doesn’t concern us.

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Is Planting Trees Enough?

As the industrial world continues to increase, one of nature’s greatest gifts to us continues to decrease: trees. Trees play a silent yet larger role in the lives of all living beings than we acknowledge. A single tree can absorb 13 pounds of CO2 per year while emitting fresh oxygen that we need in order to survive. The role of reducing CO2 is vital on a global level. However, can trees keep up with our demand?

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Big Shine Energy Honors President Container Group

Orange and Rockland Delivers Incentives With a Big Check! Energy conservation company Big Shine Energy retrofitted over 5,000 T5 tubes for President Container Group while securing 89,500 dollars in rebate incentives from Orange and Rockland. “One of the great supporting factors in this initiative was the help from Orange County Partnership”

Environmental Impact on Bhutan

Bhutan is an environmentally conscious country which produces renewable electricity from their fast flowing rivers. By exporting their renewable energy, Bhutan offsets about six million tons of carbon dioxide within their surrounding countries. As Tshering Tobgay, the Prime Minister of Butan, explains in his Ted Talk, Bhutan is aiming to offset 50 Million tons of carbon dioxide each year.