Building a new home is an exciting process, and incorporating or making a completely energy-efficient home offers you a ton of great benefits. With real estate trends pointing to more demand for these types of homes, you can put yourself in a good selling position later in the future and enjoy saving money while you live there.
As with most technology, scientists and researchers have found a way to make solar panels smaller and easier to work with – enter solar panel film! Learn more about this new solar energy development and how it can play an important role in energy-efficiency in your home.
It seems like everything I look at has an ENERGY STAR label. I’ve wondered something though: Are ENERGY STAR labels marketing ploys or do they really mean something?
Do you plan to build a new LEED certified green home or do you need to replace the roof on your current house? If either of these happens to be in your future, have you thought about sustainable roofing options?
Whether you need new appliances or just have to replace the ol’ Norge, purchasing energy-efficient ones help you save money by reducing energy consumption. But we generally don’t have time to comb through tons of information to pick the right appliance. No worries! Energy Guide labels help you make a fast decision in the store!
Tankless, or on-demand, water heaters hit the market a few years ago as an energy efficient alternative to the traditional gas heated water tanks, but are they right for your home?
Do you want to save on monthly energy bills? Do you want your home to possibly sell for a higher price and faster once it goes on the market? Looking into a LEED certification may be the solution you’re looking for.
With more advantages of installing energy-efficient upgrades emerging daily, why wait to start making changes to your home? They’ll help save you money through tax incentives and cheaper energy bills, and, according to many real estate experts, these improvements help sell your home faster.
I’ve collected a lot of great tips to increase both your indoor and outdoor energy efficiency and to help you stay comfortable and save money over the winter.
Being green saves more than the environment; it saves money. Here are a few “green” products that will be worth the money you put down in product costs, to save you money on energy bills later.