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Washing Hands in Hot Water Wastes Energy

We all typically wash our hands several times a day in the United States, but we don’t need to do it with hot water says a new study.  To actually kill bacteria you would need to use water much hotter than is available in the typical sink and would be too hot to tolerate, thus using hot water just wastes energy. The energy waste in the US is equivalent to the emissions of Barbados.

Learn more at National Geographic

The Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars

Looking for new vehicles for your fleet? These fuel efficient vehicles just might be the right choice for your business.

“The US EPA and DOE have released an updated list of the top 10 most fuel efficient cars on the US auto market in 2014. This year, the Chevy Spark EV, which has gotten some very positive reviews (especially for its zippiness) tops the list.”

Read more at EV Obsession