Saving heat from your dishwasher The main usage of energy in a Dishwasher is in the usage of hot water and the electricity used by the heating element in the "heated dry" feature. While a few may be wondering, "Why can't I just wash dishes on "cold" like I do my clothes?" The big difference...
Every month the bill from the power company comes in the mail (or hopefully to your e-mail so you save on pollution). This bill is usually tersely reviewed, paid, and then the whole thought of energy consumption that existed for 30 seconds while the bill was paid is moved to the back burner (pun...
While it might sound "corporate";  in regards to this blog, "Resource Management" simply refers to the management of two things: Energy and Water.  You might be able to deduce from our name that we were originally only focused on Energy (Watt).  But as we got to thinkin', we realized we would be...
The March issue of National Geographic Adventure magazine has a fascinating article about the mountain gorillas of Virunga National Park in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo. virunga national park mountain gorilla. The majority of the article is spent discussing the head ranger,...
Welcome to the MapAWatt blog!  While MapAWatt.com is under development, mapawatt.com will be your guide to getting started on learning about energy/water conservation and then acting on what you have learned. A key focus of MapAWatt is how your specific geographic region affects how you consume...
There are tons of environmental websites out there that offer up great tips and articles about what other people and companies are doing to help the environment and lower their resource consumption. The focus of most of these sites is on what others are doing to be green. Some of their users...

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