The new year is here and it’s time to think about New Year’s resolutions, including ways to save money. One way to save money is with a focus on energy conservation. When we use less energy in the daily running our homes, we save money and benefit the environment. Energy conservation helps reduce monthly utility
Have you noticed a spike in your electric bill this winter? When’s the last time you checked your windows and doors for leaks? The air escaping could cost you a fortune. According to the Department of Energy, heating and cooling account for about 48 percent of the energy use in a typical U.S. home, making
Think about a typical week for your thermostat. What is the temperature that you usually leave it at? Do you change the temperature during the day and then again at night? Chances are you make adjustments to the thermostat constantly, but it all depends on when you are usually in the house. When you
Article By Sean Rosner of Mother Earth News These days, it’s more of a win-win than ever to save on energy. Every time you lower your utility bills, you put more money back in your bank account. And lower energy bills also means less energy consumed, which means less harmful emissions released into our environment.
One thing about you as a homeowner is that you are always looking for ways to make your home more energy efficient. When you home is more energy efficient it can run at a much cheaper rate on a month to month basis. Just like you look for fuel efficiency with a car, you want
Anyone who has lived through a hot Florida summer knows the value of a quality air conditioner. There is a lot to buying an air conditioner though. If you just walk into one of the big box retailers and grab one off of the shelf, you could be doing a major disservice to your home.