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Mon, 04 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Have you recently installed a home ventilation system and feel like you are up to your neck in energy bills? Did you know that there are a few simple tips you can use that can cut your costs by half? Seal of cracks underneath doors and windows. These are popular places where air escapes into and out of the house. Once you seal these spots, your ventilation system will not have to work too hard to balance the air out, which of course means a reduction in your energy bill.
Thu, 03 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500As a homeowner we often use an extreme amount of energy without even considering where it is all going to. In this article we will look into the ways in which we use energy throughout our homes on a daily basis and how you may be able to address the largest areas of waste within your home.
Mon, 05 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Everyone knows that by decreasing the amount of energy you use in the home, the better it is for your light bill, as well as for the environment. Although you can save a lot of energy by shutting off lights when you're not using them, choosing the right kind of light bulbs is also a major way to reduce energy consumption.
Fri, 02 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400There are ways you can make your residence an energy efficient house, which means you can save on power and have lower energy bills at the same time. This article discusses some energy conservation tips that are really worth doing, so read up.
Thu, 01 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400The concept of climate change has become a real, present danger, as evidenced by the major shifts in temperature and weather all over our planet. Although it is too late to stop it now, it is possible to keep things for getting worse. One major way to do this is to encourage the uses of alternative energy sources, instead of using fossil fuels to power our factories, cars and homes.
Thu, 25 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Recently, the state of California has rolled out their Energy Upgrade California program. Designed to encourage water efficiency and energy conservation in single/multi-family homes and commercial buildings, the program is getting local support in Santa Cruz from the Ecology Action Climate Group.
Thu, 25 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400The sun is by far our largest source of energy, delivering 970 trillion kWh worth of free energy every day. That means the solar energy the Earth receives every minute is greater than the amount of energy from fossil fuels used by the world in an entire year.
Fri, 05 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400If you are watching your water bill spiral out of control or want to make sure that your impact on the environment is not as great, you may want to consider recycling the grey water that your home generates. This is water that has been used for purposes such as washing or in the kitchen rather than water that has been used in a toilet or septic system.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Lighting is one of the largest consumers of energy in most homes. People simply cannot live without lights as it is a human basic necessity especially at night time when the eyes are handicapped in darkly or dimly lit areas of the home. Yet, lighting is one energy source that can be conserved that may result to big savings in terms of energy consumption. With the turbulent financial times of today, it is imperative to save where we can and when we can.
Sun, 24 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400People charged with governance of providing energy nowadays still do not see the benefit of solar energy over other conventional methods of supplying power. Solar energy is a renewable energy source fuelled by the radiating sunlight from the Sun. There are several strong reasons to support why solar energy would top other conventional or renewable energy sources.
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400People are trying to find ways that they can save a large amount of energy and attempt to accomplish this through the use of energy efficient appliances and by changing the way that they power or heat their home. What they, and you, may not realize is that a lot of energy can be saved simply by stopping the slow drain in your home.
Wed, 20 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Let me tell you about what I have discovered from the examination results we received for our home in an energy efficiency evaluation report. The 325 dollar payment I made to get this audit done is sure worth the investment because the things that I learned from it are invaluable. It has been especially helpful since I am trying to cut down my heating bills by adopting energy saving strategies.
Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Older homes are much loved for their character and individuality. But lurking behind those charming and distinctive dormer windows, hardwood floors, brick walls and feature chimneys are a host of problems that can make older houses especially vulnerable to energy inefficiencies. Every leak and crack not only results in higher utility bills, but they can possibly even pose health and safety hazards.
Sun, 03 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Conducting maintenance and check-up work on your home heating system is no joke. It takes time, a careful eye, and patience. And all these are things your average home owner doesn't have. Don't get me wrong. I'm not down playing the talents and abilities of any home owner. But let's be perfectly honest, there are a lot of things about your home heating system that you don't know, and a lot of things that you can potentially do wrong.
Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Every day, we all consume electricity, whether using the convenient MP3 players, laptop computers, stereos, televisions, or a massive home heating and air conditioning systems. We all need and consume electricity, but most of us have never thought of doing 'the electricity in the house'.
Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400It is surprising that humans consume energy in a year is only the equivalent of one hour of solar energy that is transmitted to Earth. In fact, the sun has enormous amounts of energy and yet can be massive,it gives life to all creatures on the surface of the earth. Each organism uses solar energy in different ways.
Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400oday, electricity has become a necessity and a commodity. It become a priority like food, water, shelter and clothing. Since its use in the 19th century, electricity has become the source of energy used and led to the development of modern light bulbs to refrigerators and stoves, washing machines and irons to computers and sound equipment and even some cars.
Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Over the past 100 years, the electricity provided funding opportunities for major events and improvements known to mankind. New technologies and innovations are constantly evolving with an addiction to electricity. As the global economy increases, so does the skyrocketing demand for electricity.
Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400World population growth has led to higher growth in the global economy and growth in demand for electricity. Today, electricity has become a commodity, we can not live without. Years, fossil fuels like coal and oil has given us the resources to produce their own electricity generators for use in power plants.
Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400We all know that electricity is a primary need. Every day, we consume energy even without us knowing it. Pretty easy, for example, listening to the player consumes electricity. Today, most electrical generators and power plants feeds on fossil fuels like oil and coal. However, due to the exponential growth of electricity demand, fossil fuels are gradually diminishing.
Sun, 12 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Most bathrooms are thought of as a cold and damp location within the home. The chilly mornings throughout the cold months of winter are especially difficult to cope with. This is no longer the case though with the introduction of the towel radiator or otherwise known as towel warmers.
Thu, 09 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400As temperatures start to fall, most home owners will start the process of implementing home improvements. However with the onslaught of winter only around the corner, home owners should consider measures to put in place that will help to reduce their heating bill.
Sun, 05 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Professionals within the energy audit business consider solar power and wind energy as the up coming best thing in the building world. These are the varieties of energy that provide us with the solution to move away from using standard fuels. Performing an it allows you to inspect and analyze the power flow in your own house or any particular building.
Tue, 31 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400As a result of increased pollution, our environment is suffering and a lot of people are trying to do what they can to live in a more environmentally friendly way. It is for this reason that we have resolved to take a deeper look at solar panels. Many people have no desire to spend more than ten thousand dollars on obtaining one but the good news is that there is an easy way to create your own. We are going to take a go over the "Home Made Energy" program for this intention.
Thu, 12 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Nowadays, there are various new energy saving innovations that generally offer good alternatives to substitute standard energy sources for ones day to day power needs. These alternative power resources are able to do more than just provide important savings on your monthly power bills, but also, they are often incredibly good at protecting a healthier and cleaner surrounding to live in.