There are a number of reasons that a person or business might want to consider renewable energy and sustainability projects.
National surveys have consistently found that the public holds companies that they perceive as being “green” in higher regard that companies that they don’t perceive this way.
Maybe you’re one of the people who have realized that each individual and company has by it’s very existence an effect upon it’s environment and you’ve made the commitment to improve the effects that you and/or your company have upon the planet.
Another reason can be that you want to improve your bottom line and are looking into renewable energy and sustainability practices as a means of doing this.
Maybe your reasons are a combination of the above or possibly a result of something else . It really doesn’t matter because no matter what you’re reasoning is, renewable energy and sustainability practices can accomplish the goals of increasing positive public perception, lowering your carbon footprint and improving your economic bottom line if applied in the correct manner.
Another possibility is that you’re not convinced yet and are simply looking to find out if there is any substance behind all of the renewable energy and sustainability hype. If this is you, then, by all means, please read further as we attempt to explain as objectively as possible why it’s a good idea to at least consider “going green” in your home or business.
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is a common adage that in a lot of cases makes perfect sense. And at first glance, our use of energy and resources doesn’t appear to be broken.
When you flip the switch, the lights are still coming on and you don’t generally have to drive very far to find a gas station. So, is our energy and resource environment really broken?
Well, if you’re only concern is at this very moment, then no. For the foreseeable future, you can carry on with business exactly as you have in the past and with the exception that your energy bills are going to probably continue to rise, you’re not going to notice a whole bunch of direct change.
But, if you’ve drilled this far into this article, you’re more than likely one of the people out there who realizes that our energy and resource environment is definitely broken. You can find a lot more renewable energy information online.