energy

The LED Light Bulb Transition

by Michael on Jan 10, 2014 · 5 comments

This past weekend, while at Home Depot picking up supplies for a few household repairs, I wound up buying our first LED lightbulbs. As I mentioned last month, I’ve decided to start switching to LED lightbulbs as our CFL bulbs burn out. Well, we lost another bulb so I decided […]

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I have a love/hate relationship with CFL light bulbs. I love the low energy consumption, but I hate certain other aspects of them. They’re fragile, they contain mercury, they have to warm up to reach full brightness, and they often die young. In other words, they’re far from being a […]

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Why Do Gas Prices Keep Going Up?

by Michael on Sep 28, 2012 · 3 comments

Have you ever noticed that gas prices just keep going up, up, up? Actually, they don’t, at least not in a micro sense. It just seems that way. In reality, gas prices fluctuate pretty widely over time due to a number of factors, including transitions from winter to summer blends […]

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