Queen of Green - Giving Thanks

Queen of Green - Giving Thanks

Of course, it's an American national holiday, but the vast majority of people here in Ireland are at least vaguely aware that Thanksgiving Day was celebrated this Thursday. We will also be aware that Friday was a shoppers dream as retailers offered huge discounts on the day known as Black Friday. And after this weekend, we will see the relatively new phenomenon of Cyber Monday. But pushing aside this commercial exploitation for a moment, we speak to our CEO Cori Calvert, a native of California on what Thanksgiving Day means to her, what she is thankful for, and what she gets up to over the holiday period.

Home Energy Tips That Save you Money

Home Energy Tips That Save you Money

We hear a lot these days about energy efficiency. In fact, thats what we here at GES Energy are experts at. If we didn't have energy efficiency, we'd have to continue to produce or import energy sources like oil, natural gas, and coal. So, energy efficiency helps us keep more resources on the earth longer. Being energy efficient also reduce harmful pollution. From power plants to cars, consuming energy can produce emissions that harm our environment. Thirdly, and possibly most important for some people, being energy efficient helps keep costs down, allowing you to redirect your finances towards that holiday you always wanted! In the first of our energy savings tips blogs, we have a look at some home energy tips which will save you money.

Irish energy costs increase 57% year on year - isn’t it time your business took a serious look at your energy outlays?

Irish energy costs increase 57% year on year - isn’t it time your business took a serious look at your energy outlays?

According to The Irish Times  figures taken from the Bord Gais Energy Index show that the cost of energy increased by 57% in June compared to the same month last year, driven primarily by soaring gas prices. The index, which explores market developments and price movements in oil, gas, coal and electricity, was up 3 per cent compared with May, but its year-on-year increase of 57 per cent was the highest 12-month rise recorded since the index was developed.

Green Leadership for Green Resuts

Green Leadership for Green Resuts

In the past couple of weeks, we have outlined what Green leadership truly means and the significant impact adopting a Green Leadership mindset will have on your business. This week you will be given a flavour of the approaches green leaders like ourselves must undertake to complete green and sustainability projects. These projects are not just to improve on the surface benefits such as brand image but to transform businesses and business owners into becoming Green advocates for a more sustainable future.

L.E.D. Lighting benefits on the sensory environment for those on the Autism Spectrum

L.E.D. Lighting benefits on the sensory environment for those on the Autism Spectrum

A major source of stress for people who are on the Autism spectrum can be the environment around them. Such environmental factors that cause anxiety, distraction and even pain include noise, texture or visual stimuli such as light. Lighting is one of the key elements within an environment that determines whether or not a person with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) can enter and remain within that environment.