Summer is a time full of barbecues and beach trips. It also brings the heat, which will lead you to crank up your air conditioning. However, the costs to cool your home can add up quick. Here are some green tips for reducing your utility bills this summer. Upgrade Your Windows If your windows are […]
There are numerous ways you can improve your rental property, make it more marketable, and even find an ideal tenant. In most cases, you don’t have to break the bank to transform your rental property into a potential tenant’s dream home. In fact, some upgrades (like solar panels) can return some cash into your pocket […]
Programmable thermostats learn your habits so you’re more comfortable when you’re home and saving money when you’re not.
In this month’s Biofriendly DIY we wanted to let you know about various ways you can conserve water and energy at home. While there’s no question taking steps to conserve water and energy is good for the environment, the bonus is it’s good for your wallet too. In addition, once you’ve begun taking these steps, […]
For eco-friendly families, it is important to protect the planet during the winter months, but to also important to stay safe, warm and comfortable as well. While it may be tempting to crank up the heat and consume additional energy this winter, there are energy-saving techniques you can rely on to stay warm even though […]
Well, it’s that time of year again. Summer is almost over and the kids are getting ready to start their new school year. Most parents have already begun the process of readjusting their schedules and taking steps to get the whole family back into their “normal” school-year routines sans all those outdoor, biofriendly activities you […]
Image by Suvodeb Banerjee / Creative Commons Sometimes the idea of “going green” or making a more eco-friendly home can be a little overwhelming. How much is it going to cost you? How much time is it going to take? What major changes are you going to have to make? What comforts will you have […]