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How to Weatherproof Your Car

How to Weatherproof Your Car

By Parker Keatin Winter time is upon us, is your car ready for the drastic change in temperatures and possibly the snow? The winter often exposes the maintenance needs for your vehicle. Unfortunately, this exposure means that you may find yourself on the side of the road, and calling your auto club for a tow …

Smart and Sustainable In-Home Technology to Reduce Utility Costs

The financial and environmental costs of using utilities add up fast. In many cases – and we’re all guilty of this – we don’t realize how much we’re consuming until the utility bill shows up. We scratch our heads and think, “wow, there’s no way I used 897 kilowatt-hours of electricity this month.” (The average …

Alea & Andy’s Wedding

Greetings blog-readers, We had an amazing time transporting the guests of Alea and Andy’s wedding this past September, and it was captured by our friends at Moving Pictures. …
St. Patty’s Day Shamrock Shuffle

St. Patty’s Day Shamrock Shuffle

2018 is full of surprises! Not only have we rolled out a brand new website, we are calling this year “The Year of the Charter”. We are starting out with a bang with the announcement of our first ever sell-by-seat tour! So this means we are including selling individual tickets in our repertoire of service …
Are Autonomous Vehicles the Future?

Are Autonomous Vehicles the Future?

Driverless cars promise to make the automotive industry greener. They could effectively reshape every industry that relies on transportation. In Japan, Toyota is already making the roads greener and safer by conceptualizing cars that can run on fixed tracks that generate electricity for the vehicles to consume. …
More Ways to Save Energy at Home

More Ways to Save Energy at Home

Guest post by Gary Ashton REALTOR® Saving energy conserves natural resources and saves money—money you can use to fund retirement, pay for travel, or purchase energy-efficient home upgrades. Here are more ways to save energy at home. …

7 Crazy Things That Are Going To Happen As Sea Levels Rise

by John Hawthorne In the movie The Day After Tomorrow, the entire earth is struck by a catastrophic weather pattern that causes a massive rise in sea levels and ushers in a new ice age. It’s a pretty cheesy movie that is high on special effects and low on quality acting.How likely is an event …

The Environmental Impact of Driving Your Own Vehicle

This is an article from Gemma Renton Car pollution is having a huge impact on our environment, affecting everything from the size of the hole in the ozone layer to the health and wellbeing of the general public, with vehicle air pollution contributing to the rise in individuals suffering from acute respiratory conditions around the …

Reasons To Get Into Wine

This is an article from Gemma Renton One of the services we most like to offer is wine tours. Wine tours are fantastic fun, but many people think they’re just for acknowledged wine buffs. Not so! Anyone can enjoy a wine tour, whatever your level of ‘expertise’ in the subject! To be honest, you don’t …

Demand For Biodiesel On The Rise – And Vehicle Manufacturers Are Listening!

This is an article from Gemma Renton As we all become more and more aware of the increasingly urgent need to protect and heal our planet, interest in biodiesel is growing. The term “Biodiesel” covers a number of sustainable fuels (including animal fats, vegetable oils, and waste cooking oils), but public interest in the concept of sustainable, …

How to Have a Green Wedding

This is an article from Gemma Renton With the average American wedding costing more than $20,000, which is largely spend on consumable products, it is clear that weddings cause waste. The huge number of wedding favors, floral arrangements, and decorations that are thrown into the trash every year means that choosing to get married has …
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