Posts Tagged ‘energy efficiency’
 
 
 
Green Living
 

DIY Energy Audit: 5 Simple Steps for Big Savings

Homes can waste energy in a number of ways – ranging from drafty windows to improper insulation. Energy losses aren’t always easy to spot, but they can result in drastically increased energy bills. These home energy audit steps...
 
Heating & Cooling
 

How to Find and Fix Air Leaks in Windows and Doors

Air leaks are fairly common in windows and doors. Leaks let cold air in during the winter months (and allow conditioned air to escape in summer) making it more difficult to keep your home at the right temperature. This can real...
 
By Rooms
 

10 Ways to Reduce Energy Costs in Your Home Office

If you work from home, you’re probably saving a bundle on transportation, but you might be driving up your energy costs at the same time. Home offices consume a lot of power: lighting, heating and cooling, not to mention office...

 
Green Living
 

Go Green Without Spending a Dime

Green living is good for everybody. It saves money, helps the environment, and in many cases makes your home a safer and healthier place to live. And while many advocates of going green focus on the big-ticket items – new windo...
 
Green Living
 

Save Energy Dollars with a Programmable Thermostat

Cold winter weather gets many homeowners thinking about ways to reduce heating costs, and one simple and effective method is by installing a programmable thermostat. Programmable thermostats offer an advantage over conventional...