Keep it Cool Without Breaking Your Budget

As temperatures rise across the country, it can be tempting to blast the air conditioner all day, every day. This move could cost you hundreds of dollars and it just doesn’t seem worth it despite how uncomfortable your home becomes. Instead of choosing between spending a lot of money or being toasty all summer long, take some proactive steps to keep your home cooler. Block … Continue reading Keep it Cool Without Breaking Your Budget

Stay Cozy Without Paying A Fortune

It’s a well-known fact that winter brings  debate to households in cold climate: the great thermostat debate. If you’re a chilly person, you want to be able to keep your home cozy and comfortable. If you’re a frugal person, you want to be able to keep your energy costs down. These two desires  don’t necessarily have to be at war. Find a compromise and try … Continue reading Stay Cozy Without Paying A Fortune

Home Improvements for a Green Summer

As you are writing your to-do list for the rest of the summer, consider doing some home improvements to make your house more eco-friendly. Not only is a green home better for the environment, but it can also save you money in the long run because it will be more energy efficient. Plus, who doesn’t want to be able to stay cooler in warm months … Continue reading Home Improvements for a Green Summer

How to Have an Earth Day Home All Year

Earth Day can be so inspiring to try to live in a “greener,” more sustainable way. When you get down to it, living up to Earth Day can be overwhelming. If you’re looking for a long term way to improve the energy efficiency of your home, a home energy audit might be right for you. A professional audit can thoroughly and effectively determine the areas … Continue reading How to Have an Earth Day Home All Year

Cut Energy Costs And Stay Warm This Winter

Sunday was Cut Energy Costs day. In the midst of winter, you often have to try to balance between turning up the heat and suffering from increased energy bills. There are many ways to keep your home warmer in the winter while lowering the amount of energy you use. Try one of these tips. Use natural sunlight. Open any window coverings so that the sun … Continue reading Cut Energy Costs And Stay Warm This Winter