Energy Efficient Homes

Before Summer Hits, Make These Energy-Saving Home Improvements

Energy-Saving Home Improvements

As the summer months approach and the weather starts to heat up, many Americans look for ways to save energy and money. According to the United States Energy Information Administration, U.S. homeowners consumed an average of 10,908 kilowatt hours in 2013, a monthly cost ranging from around $75 to more than $200. Integrating energy-saving upgrades to your home will not ...

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Building a Modern Green Home

Modern Green Home

Green building has been around since the 1970s, but with increasing research, affordability and demand, the market for eco-friendly homes has exploded in recent years. Whether you’re building a new home or just looking to update some of the features in your current one, consider implementing these modern, eco-friendly technologies. Downsize In the 1950s, the average home was less than ...

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How to Stay Green on a Tight Budget

Stay Green

Living on a tight budget is rarely as easy at it sounds. You may go to great lengths to ensure that you stick to your budget, such as educating yourself about how to avoid a bad car loan before you make a purchase and clipping out coupons each week before you head to the grocery store. However, when you want ...

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Going Green in the Kitchen

When you think of your home and technology, your kitchen probably isn’t the first room to come to mind. Surprisingly, though, there’s a lot of tech, both electronic and analogue, available for your kitchen that won’t wreak havoc on the environment or your energy bill. From Energy Star-rated appliances to smarter gadgetry to even what you cook up in your ...

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5 Smart Changes You Can Make For an Energy Efficient Home

Home Heating, Programmable thermostat

Ever heard the phrase “nickel and diming yourself”? It doesn’t just apply to your money-spending habits. Your energy-spending habits can nickel and dime you out of a cheaper energy bill and a smarter home. But by making a few simple changes and investing in a few bigger changes, you can have a smarter home and enjoy a greener lifestyle. Here ...

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Ways to Prevent Heat Loss in Your Home to Save Energy

heat loss

If you don’t have the ambition to keep your yard heated during the cold weather and you are aware that your home is not that air tight as you thought, then you should definitely think of the ways to prevent that heat from going out. First and the most direct and obvious reason why you should stop the heat from ...

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Environmentally Friendly Flooring Options

Environmentally Friendly Flooring

If you are investigating options for renovating an older home or building a new domicile, it’s likely that you may want to combine both economic value and eco-friendly materials that will withstand years of wear and tear. Below, we’ll examine a few of the better options that satisfy these criteria. This article should serve as a good starting place. It ...

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