Article Archive for Home Energy

Dumping toxic chemicals down the drain? Not a great idea.
One of our readers posed this very question. We imagine it’s a common one, especially for anyone who has just read the label on a...
  Are you feeling pangs of guilt about your contribution to the growing climate crisis? Here are three easy, affordable things...
How weather can affect your green power endeavor, and ways to preserve your investment
The solar cells within photovoltaic (PV) modules or panels, commonly known as a solar panels or solar energy systems, convert...
4 ways to work at home without incurring increased energy costs
Many folks are finding the benefits of setting up a home office, but what impact would this have on your electricity costs?...
What you need to know about this alternative water-heating option
With the rising cost of fuel and concern over carbon footprints, many homeowners are turning to green technologies such as a...
Learn about CFLs and LEDs, your keys to saving energy
Energy efficient light bulbs last longer, lower our electric bills, reduce water and air pollution, are multipurpose and provide...
3 steps to cut your bill and help the planet
There are two major factors with regard to reducing home energy use. The first is that a reduction in energy contributes to...
6 steps to save water and the planet with conservation-friendly faucets and showerheads
Installing low-flow water fixtures has become a popular method of reducing water consumption because they regulate the amount of...
Learn more about non-toxic, Earth-friendly options to clean your floor
Your floor is the largest surface area in your home, and if you are using commercial products with chemicals, you're contributing...
How to use natural heat to save energy and help the planet
If you have felt the warmth of a kitchen oven from across the room, you have experienced radiant heat. Radiant heating is...