Monday, February 25, 2013
Sealing windows and adding insulation to your home can take as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Time is money, the old adage goes, but so is a well-winterized house. Stopping air leakages can take as much as 30 percent off your heating bill, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Check out these three tips for closing up air leaks around your home: Here is a list of local places and resources where you can find supplies and advice for insulating your home:
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
If your New Year's resolution is to live a greener lifestyle, check out these 20 tips to help you stick to your plan.
If you want to be kinder to the planet and save some money at the same time, here are 20 ways to go green in 2013. TELL US: Do you think you could stick to a green New Year's resolution? Share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments sections below.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
You can go to the head of the class with these tips for going green and saving green.
Have you noticed? The days are beginning to get shorter. The darkness is creeping up on us a little earlier. When I glance around, I can see the yellowing of the leaves on some of the trees around town. Summer is drawing to a close. Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer, is fast approaching. And for many folks this signals the return of the kids to school. Back-to-school shopping is in full swing. The aisles at local stores are packed with parents purchasing everything from binders to backpacks, from lunchboxes to loose-leaf paper. But how much of this stuff do you even really need? And how much is even safe for your child? According to the National Retail Federation, in 2012 parents and other caregivers with kids in grades K-12 …