Valentine’s Day is finally here! That means romance will be in the air along with flowers, roses, candy, special dates and romantic dinners. You don’t have to sacrifice romance for efficiency. There are ways to be romantic this holiday and still preserve energy. How, you might ask? Check out our 5 tips on how to be romantic and energy efficient this Valentine’s Day.
Having a romantic dinner? Lighting plays an important part in setting the mood. Replace those bright lights with candles. What can be more romantic than a candlelight dinner for two? It’s provides a very intimate setting and it preserves energy by eliminating the use of electricity.
LED LIGHT BULBS
Brighten your Valentine’s Day with energy efficient LED light bulbs. LED bulbs can last up to 3 times longer than regular light bulbs. This is a perfect way to brightly light up the night while preserving energy.
Take your LED lights a step further with intelligent controls. You can use intelligent controls to dim the lights to set the ideal romantic mood.
PLANT A TREE
Flowers and roses are the norm for Valentine’s Day, but they don’t last that long. After a few days, they will find their way to the trash. Why not step outside of the norm and plant a tree together. You can watch the tree grow as your relationship grows. Valentine’s Day will be a special day for the two of you forever. A tree can absorb up to 48 lbs. of carbon dioxide per year. What a way to set the bar!
Substitute a usual gift for an eco-friendly gift. Instead of buying expensive gifts made with materials that are harmful to the planet, why not make a beautiful card with eco-friendly material? You can also buy a gift from an organization that uses eco-friendly materials and manufacturing methods such as Packed With Purpose, Earth Easy or Uncommon Goods just to name a few.
Choose one, choose two, or all 5! Either way have a great energy efficient Valentine’s Day from ReGreen!