Apr 222013
 

overexaggerated sustainability Pegasus Lightings 8 Favorite Eco Friendly Blogs
Happy Earth Day from everyone here at Pegasus Lighting!

If you’re a regular here on the blog, or if you’ve browsed around on our website, you know we’re big fans of energy-efficient, “green” lighting. We strive to stay up-to-date on the latest eco-friendly news and innovations, and to always provide you, dear readers, with quality green lighting products and helpful energy-saving tips.

But we can’t do it alone! We follow a group of expert bloggers and industry leaders to help us in our quest to make sustainability accessible for all.

So today, I’d like to send a special shout-out to 8 of my favorite green and eco-friendly blogs and websites:

  • Fresh Energy: Fresh Energy is a non-profit organization that’s been around for over 20 years – so you know they know what they’re talking about. Their main goal is to promote smart energy policy concentrating on areas like clean energy, energy-efficiency, climate change, and eco-friendly transportation and building.
  • Green Upgrader: Green Upgrader is one of our favorite green lifestyle blogs, eager to show all readers that even small eco-friendly changes can make a big impact! We love them for their constant eye on sustainability news, and mass of green how-tos, but they also offer neat things like ideas for sustainable cooking and eco-friendly entertainment options (think low-impact board games and the like).
  • EarthTechling: EarthTechling, run by a group of technologist-meets-environmentalists, is committed to reporting on technological advancements that could change the world for the better. They cover everything from simple how-to guides about saving energy around the house to breaking news regarding new gadgets, appliances, and technological upgrades.
  • Clean Edison: Clean Edison is a company that provides educational material about clean technology and sustainable building. Their website is a goldmine of information on solar energy, energy-efficiency, and green manufacturing, just to name a few. They also have a fabulous, practical blog offering eco-friendly advice to regular people. Check it out for posts like “30 Actionable Steps Towards Energy-Efficiency.”

  • CleanTechnica: In 2012, Compete.com called CleanTechnica the #1 site focused solely on cleantech or clean energy, and I can see why! I really like that CleanTechnica continues to focus on how practical clean energy is. They’re honest about the challenges of trying to save energy, but they’re never at a loss for potential solutions. They also get points for having a whole section on their site devoted to lighting.
  • Greener Ideal: One of the widest-reaching green blogs we like to read is Greener Ideal. It covers everything from eco-friendly go-karting tracks to hardcore scientific issues like toxic algal blooms. And of course, they keep up with all the latest energy-saving lighting issues, green building, and clean energy.
  • GreenWerks: GreenWerks is a green remodeling company based in Chicago. They focus on developing eco-friendly construction and remodeling solutions, and their blog is pretty amazing. It’s the place to go for advice on planning almost any kind of eco-friendly renovation in a home or business, or just for some tips on how to maintain your finished facilities in environmentally-conscious ways.
  • Green Building Advisor: Green Building Advisor’s site offers just about every piece of information you need to complete a green remodel from start to finish. Begin in the green basics section to understand what goes into a green building project, then get inspired by their many green home examples. It’s also a great place to browse around – they have blogs on everything from building science to random musings from an “energy nerd.”

So here’s a big thank you to all you wonderful bloggers for doing what you do so well! I can’t wait to read what you have to say in this next year!

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Annie JoseyAnnie was the E-Commerce Marketing Specialist at Pegasus Lighting from June 2012 to October 2013. She has a background in English literature, and loves using language to help illuminate the world. So covering lighting news and tips naturally fit her interests. In her personal time she enjoys painting, biking, and reading.

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