Eco Friendly Household Goods

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Buying Energy Efficient Appliances

Don’t go into sticker shock when you’re looking at ENERGY STAR efficient appliances.  If you do some research, you’ll find that you can’t afford not to buy them.  Appliances that conserve energy are a good choice because: Rising electricity costs mean that energy saving appliances will grow more and more cost effective over the next […]

October 22nd

Green Appliances in the Laundry Room

If your laundry pile is bigger than Mount Rushmore, you may want to take a serious look at Energy Star certified washers and dryers.  Unfortunately, even these new and improved appliances are unable to sort and fold your laundry, but changing to green appliances in the laundry room can really help you make a dent […]

October 22nd

Energy Star and Efficient Appliances

Whether you are working with new green construction or planning a green remodeling project for your home, ENERGY STAR qualified products should be part of your plan.  ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy to help consumers identify energy efficient products. New home builders […]

October 22nd

Green Home Appliances Help Keep You Cool

If your electricity bill soars through the roof each summer, you may want to look into green home appliances and green living choices to help keep you cool.  To lower your home’s temperature without raising your electric costs, try these tips:  Open doors and windows at night to allow cool nighttime air to enter the house, […]

October 22nd

How to Choose Green Appliances

One way to improve your energy consumption is to use human power instead of appliances.  Yet few of us would choose to return to the days of doing laundry over a washtub!  Besides looking for energy saving labels, keep these ideas in mind when shopping for appliances: Front-loading clothes washers are more energy efficient than the […]

October 22nd

Green Home Goods

Chances are that you’ve heard about hybrid cars and how their use will greatly contribute to reduced carbon dioxide levels in the air.  We can all agree that driving hybrid cars is good for the environment, but would it surprise you to know that potential for an even bigger positive impact on the environment lies […]

October 21st