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3 Ways to Encourage Your Friends and Family to Use Green Energy

If you have adopted a green energy lifestyle, you're well aware of the benefits of converting your home or office to green energy. You may have noticed, however, that several of your friends and family still have not converted to green energy.

So why haven't they? If green energy is so great, why don't more people use it in their homes or businesses?

Many people have different reasons for not living a green lifestyle. Some people think they don't have the time or the money to do so. Others have not been properly informed about the benefits of green energy. Meanwhile, some people have embraced the ease of their current lifestyle and simply need to learn new habits.

How can you encourage your friends and family to get the proper information, break the bad habits, and create a green home or a green business? Here are 3 great ideas:

1. Highlight the efficiencies. Investing in green energy will make any home or business more energy efficient. This will translate into savings on the annual energy bill that anyone will be able to appreciate. Choosing to go green in high energy-usage areas like the kitchen or living room will yield the biggest savings and is a great place to start.

2. Invite them to join the movement. The green energy industry is growing every year, and this growth means additional benefits for the people who have already invested in renewable energy. Being part of the green revolution, allows your friends and family to enjoy the best technology and opportunities available through networking and awareness. You'll see how many others are favoring the same practices, and feel united for a good cause.

3. Encourage partnership in the green energy lifestyle. If your friends or family are interested in renewable energy, but they don't have the money or time to replace their current appliances, point out other ways they can go green. Encourage them to start a recycling program at their home or business. You can also show them the easy ways they can save money and energy by reducing their electricity usage at home.

Hopefully, with these 3 tips, you can better encourage your friends and family to take part in the green energy movement.


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