College campuses are physically widespread and have far-reaching effects on people’s development, serving as a launchpad from adolescence to adulthood for many students. Therefore, they must prioritize energy efficiency. Here are a few ways universities can go green and lower their energy bill simultaneously. Add Extra Insulation to Buildings A building with thick insulation in […]
Smart thermostats, tankless water heaters and home energy monitors make it easier than ever to monitor the energy efficiency of your home. Even if you don’t have the budget for new appliances or better insulation, you can reduce your energy consumption in several ways. 1. Fix Your Lighting LED lightbulbs use up to 90% less […]
Turning off the lights in an unoccupied room or cutting back on water usage are ways you can save money on your household bills and positively impact the environment. However, there may be secret sources of wasted energy in your home of which you’re unaware. Inflation and the rising cost of electricity left 20% of […]
Space is something few of us can take for granted in our homes, and there is often a need for more. Fortunately, eco-friendly loft conversions allow homeowners to add another room and maximize the potential of their homes. Adding a room in the loft allows for growing families to stay where they are, rather than […]
Throughout the years, homeowners have grown accustomed to energy efficiency involving green design, upgraded appliances, solar panel systems and eco-centric behavioral changes. For example, you may be more apt to turn off lights when you’re not occupying a room, use automated heating and cooling systems, and have become proficient in taking shorter showers. Each of these […]
Prioritizing an environmentally-responsible, green home is something we all should want to do. But, what are your options if your current property falls somewhat short of the mark? The good news is when it comes to eco-friendly home improvements, there are many things you can do to make a green home that won’t even require […]
Fluorescent, or CFL bulbs, are more energy efficient than incandescent bulbs, and LEDs are even more so. See what your home capabilities are and choose the most energy efficient lighting you can find!
When it comes to sustainable living in the age of climate change, we still have much to learn. A sustainable home is an efficient home, which has been built or retrofitted in such a way to respect the Earth’s resources, optimize energy and water use, and to last for the long term. The question is how […]