Did you know that the amount of sunlight that strikes the earth’s surface in an hour and a half is enough to handle the entire world’s energy consumption for a full year? Solar energy has… Read More »Is Your Home a Good Fit for a Renewable Energy Retrofit?
The best way to improve solar energy efficiency and save home energy is by installing a solar water heating system at home. And although the equipment (a handful of pipes, tanks, pumps, valves, and insulating… Read More »Solar Energy Efficiency – Six Steps to Setting Up a Solar Water Heater in Your Home
Few people realize how much wasted energy use at home impacts the environment, and makes us more dependent on foreign oil. Nor do they understand that they can quickly reduce their energy costs substantially by… Read More »Save Money on Home Energy Costs – Help the Environment and the Economy at the Same Time
Many federal legislators never stop long enough to read the bills they are signing. This leads to unintended consequences. Take for instance the new home energy efficiency rules that were tucked inside the alternative energy… Read More »Real Estate Laws – Home Energy Efficiency Laws Bumping Up Against Property Rights
Living Room A lot of time is spent in the living room, so it makes sense to get savvy about energy saving in this room first. Some small changes will make a big difference here… Read More »Home Energy Saving Tips: A Room by Room Guide
Choose an architect who understands low energy efficient house design Be sure that builders are aware of the low energy aim of your house Choose tradespeople that have both knowledge and experience in energy efficiency… Read More »Building an Energy Efficient Home – Top 10 Tips
Putting in a new vinyl window in place of older inefficient ones and other energy saving ideas are becoming increasingly important. The prices of everything are rising sharply, making it harder and harder for many… Read More »Replace Windows to Improve Energy Efficiency in the Home
As a homeowner you obviously want to prevent skyrocketing utility bills. Good news; you can invest in ways to improve your home’s energy efficiency. But, before you go about making drastic changes to your home,… Read More »The Home Energy Audit – The First Step For An Energy Efficient Home