Another dollar in your pocket is…another dollar in your pocket, right? Sometimes, when you look at different ways to save energy in your home, you feel overwhelmed. It’s a lot of work just for tiny savings. C’mon, should you really install gaskets in each of your electrical outlets so you can save another $10 per … Continue reading 4 Simple Ways You Can Save Money On Energy in 2018 And Beyond
Not an HVAC contractor? No problem. We have you covered. Small leaks in your ductwork can cause 15-30% loss in your energy efficiency. If you have hot and cold rooms in your home, you likely have leaks in your ductwork somewhere. But not all leaks can be found simply by looking at your ductwork. Here’s … Continue reading How to Inspect Your Ductwork For Energy and Money-Wasting Leaks
When carbon dioxide gets released into our atmosphere, it amplifies the greenhouse effect and warms it up. So clearly, the less carbon dioxide you can let out, or the more you can remove, the cooler our atmosphere remains. Wide debate on this topic exists. It could be that carbon emission’s causing global warming and, if … Continue reading 3 Ways to Save Energy By Reducing Your Carbon Footprint
You love to save energy, right? Who doesn’t? But what if you took your desire (obsession?) to another level beyond just your own home. Because, after all, everything you own requires energy and some sort of environmental impact beyond your home, doesn’t it? See, we’re getting at the “big picture.” That’s the hard part. Doing … Continue reading Are You a No Net-Impact Family?
Have you ever heard the term “space energy consumption?” Do you know what it refers to? Hint: it has nothing to do with outer space. Instead, it refers to how the “space” available in your home minimizes or maximizes energy use. For example, two homes of exactly the same size and layout can use vastly … Continue reading How to Save Big Money and Energy on Space Energy Consumption
You see tinted car windows and wonder, ”What’s that person got to hide?” Well, believe it or not, windows with energy-saving film are becoming popular for homes. But, it’s not primarily for privacy (although it may be a nice side-benefit). Consumers are beginning to add energy-saving film to their windows to reduce their energy consumption. … Continue reading Tint Your Home’s Windows (Yes Your Home) with Energy-Saving Film for Big Savings
What values do you pass down to your children? Which are so important that it would drive you insane and make you feel like a failure of a parent if they didn’t eventually live that value out in their life? Energy savings and being environmentally friendly may or may not be one of those. Regardless … Continue reading How to Save Energy with Your Kids This Year
You need to save energy. Like, yesterday. So where do you look? Do you spend hours adding gaskets to your electric outlets? No! That only saves you pennies per year. Instead, start with these biggest consumers of energy: 1. Cooling If you can, simply run your AC less often. Installing a Nest smart thermostat takes … Continue reading The 3 Top Energy Savings Opportunities in Your Home