Green Tip: Sweets to Beat the Heat

With the blazing temperatures this summer, it is important to remember the impact routine actions, such as cooking, will have on the energy grid.  When you use your oven, especially in the summer, you inadvertently heat your home, which can put more demand and strain on your home cooling system.  When temperatures rise, and we Read More »

Green Tip: Air Quality Alert Days

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the State Department of Health (DOH) recently issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for the Lower Hudson, New York City Metro, Long Island and Western areas of the State concerning the pollutant ozone. As New York experiences its hottest season, high temperatures lead to the Read More »

Green Tip: Choosing Eco-Friendly Sunscreen

Sunscreen and summer go together hand in hand.  Sunscreen is essential for protecting our skin from the sun’s harmful, cancer causing UV rays.  But did you know that some of the sunscreens you use to protect your skin may actually be doing damage to your body?  As if that’s not bad enough, many popular sunscreens Read More »