Home is where the heart is; it’s also where home energy savings start. We’ve got home energy savings tips on everything from attic insulation and discovering air leaks to how to best run your appliances. Check out our 31 Days of Energy Savings guide to get started. Follow our appliance energy efficiency comparison series, including posts on gas vs. electric dryers and microwaves vs. toaster ovens vs. ovens.
Spring is a time to ponder what to do with that garden you’ve been thinking about all winter. While it might seem as if saving energy is something you can only do inside your home, savvy gardeners know that energy efficient garden design can help them enjoy the fruits of their labor and energy savings
When the weather cools, you have a couple of basic options: Turn up the thermostat or, depending on the area you’re heating, perhaps holding off on doing that and instead using a space heater. Using energy efficient space heaters to help keep your home cozy starts with choosing the most efficient space heater that best
The time to weatherize your home for winter is before the winds start to blow and the thermometer drops. But even if you’re late to the game, there are still home weatherization steps you can take to help lower your energy costs and while making your home warmer.
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The average household spends $400-$600 annually heating its water, according to Energy.gov.
Other than equipment costs, you might not have thought too much about selecting a water heater. But, to get hot-water heater energy savings, there are some factors to consider before you purchase.
Understanding attic insulation types and energy savings You might be very aware of your energy expenses in the living areas of your home, but it’s important to pay attention to the attic, too, or all your hard work could, literally, blow out the roof. The Department of Energy estimates that you could shave 10 to
Most of us just flip a switch and that’s that. We don’t give much thought to the energy use of appliances.
Your small business can design for recycling and contribute to a greener community. Learning how to make recycling easy for your customers is something that will pay dividends to your reputation and bottom line–in addition to improving the environment.
If you are asking yourself, what are smart blinds, we’ve got answers–and tips that can help you think about putting them in your house. Smart blinds cover your windows like regular blinds, but they can be opened and closed using an app on your smartphone or by giving a command to your smart home system.