We are working away on what is going to be the greatest carbon calculator ever (we think). In the meantime, if you are looking to offset your carbon usage, save money on your power bills or get away from the grid, speak to one of our Energy Consultants today.
A carbon footprint is the total greenhouse gas emissions caused by an individual, organisation or business which is converted into carbon dioxide equivalent. You can even work out the Carbon Footprint of specific products and services.
Carbon Dioxide is a colourless gas. It is naturally occurring however more is created when during certain processes. The one we will talk about the most is the burning of fossil fuels leading to additional Carbon dioxide being produced into the worlds atmosphere. It is also commonly referred to as CO2.
CO2 is the formula for Carbon Dioxide. You will have often see it represented this was as a short hand way of writing. It is made up by 1 atom of Carbon and 2 atoms of Oxygen, hence the formula.
Understanding and learning more about your Carbon Footprint can help you better understand your energy usage. Once you understand your energy usage you can actively do things, like install solar to not only save you money but reduce your carbon footprint and help the environment.