Article Archive for Home Energy

How to be eco-conscious during the holiday season
1. Switch your twinkly lights to LED lights. Energy use skyrockets around the holidays. A 2003 study conducted by the U.S....
From LED lights to climate-friendly cards
Don't wait until New Years to to make an eco-friendly resolution! The holiday season offers a multitude of opportunities to go...
Simple yet effective ways to green your home
Outfitting your home with the latest and greatest environmentally friendly appliances and accessories may make you super trendy,...
A backyard makeover for spring
Spring is finally here! Temperatures are rising, birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and you’re … still inside?If a...
An excerpt from 'You Can Buy Happiness (And It’s Cheap)'
A few years ago, my husband Logan and I decided to move into a smaller home. It might seem counter-intuitive, but downsizing can...
While you probably think about planting trees for Arbor Day, you may not know just how much of an impact tree planting can have...
Find out where the 2012 presidential candidates stand on environmental issues.
A Q&A with EarthTalk; reprinted with permissionDear EarthTalk: Given that the presidential election is just around the corner...
Get ready for winter with these energy-saving weatherization tips
Excerpted from the Solar Living Sourcebook by John Schaeffer. See the book for a helpful cutaway illustration pointing out 42...
Eco-friendly climate control for the warm weather months
It’s summertime, and the living is steamy.Cranking the air conditioning to “arctic” is one way to cool off, but that can be hard...
What to get dad for his special day
Father's Day can be a fun way to celebrate everything you love about the special men in your life. Whether your father (or...