Ensuring that your oven is sealed properly makes better baked goods and improves efficiency. Here’s how you can easily and quickly fix an oven seal.
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Choose to make 2017 your greenest year yet! These five simple sustainable lifestyle resolutions will have you taking climate action into your hands and making greener choices for our planet.
As winter nears, many will begin to activate their home heating system to keep the house warm in the blustery and frigid temperatures that accompany the change in seasons. Ensuring your attic is properly insulated is essential to this endeavor. Taking this initiative will reduce energy costs, which in turn aids the environment and also […]
These energy saving tips for washing machines and dryers will have you saving money (and saving the planet) in no time!
There are a few things that you can count on to keep you cool during the summer (and warm during the winter). Insulation and your HVAC system are two such examples, but energy-efficient window inserts are also important, especially for homes with older, drafty windows. Here’s how. First, a little background. The exterior shell of […]
Solar Panel System Operation Maintenance: 5 Low Cost Ways To Keep Your Home’s PV System Optimized and Running Efficiently
Just like the car that’s parked in your driveway, your solar panels will need periodic maintenance to keep them operating efficiently and at peak performance.
When you sit down and think about your dream kitchen/home what do you see? I think it’s safe to assume for many people they envision having every home appliance known to man.
The importance of properly insulating your home should be quite apparent at this point. Creating so-called thermal barriers in the home to keep heat from moving from one place to another can save a lot of money on heating and cooling costs as well as help keep living and working spaces more comfortable.
Everyone knows how uncomfortable it can be to be stuck in a hot car, classroom, or home in the middle of a heat wave…it’s pretty tough! Fortunately, beating the heat and providing yourself with a cool, comfortable environment doesn’t have to be synonymous with spending money and using lots of energy. Just try implementing some of these […]
Setting the temperature on your hot tub to the proper level can help you save money on your monthly electric bill. Thanks to modern technology, this shouldn’t take you more than five minutes to do and will require no real expertise or special training. All you need to do is push a button or two. […]
Installing and using a smart strip can be a great way to save money on your monthly electric bill. While this isn’t true of most new electronics, it’s quite common for older electronic devices to draw energy while they’re in both standby mode or “powered down”. This is commonly referred to as either a “phantom […]
I was once told that the only constant in this world is change, and it would seem that the person who told me that was right. We can see the effects of this change in just about every facet of our lives; from fashion to technology, the world that we live in is in a […]
It’s time for a revolution in the food supply chain. BrightFarms, Inc has just announced a big step forward for their business. In this article from Clean Technica, we learn that BrightFarms has been working hard to make our supermarket produce more sustainable, more nutritious, and more delicious. By growing food on the roof of […]
Buying an energy efficient refrigerator is just one step toward cutting your utility bills and carbon emissions, and is not an option for many people either for cost or situation (i.e., they’re renting). In this post, we’re going to cover a “cool” (wow…a pun in the second line, sorry about that) way to check your refrigerator […]