energy efficient windows

An In-Depth Guide to Help With Buying Energy-Efficient Windows

Windows play an integral role in enhancing the visual appeal of your house, as well as providing many functional services essential to a balanced and sustainable lifestyle. The windows you have can play a significant role in the energy efficiency of your home. The question is, how do you know what type of window is […]

camping

Eco-Friendly Camping Tips and Survival Tools

Many outdoor enthusiasts have started to take up camping as a relaxing pastime, where they can spend the night away from their regular lives and comfort zone. However, what most people may not realize is they are doing something that not only allows them to enjoy the outdoors and experience the wild, but it is […]

light bulb

Ways To Reduce Your Electric Costs During The Pandemic

Whether you are working from home, learning from home, or just sheltering in place to stay safe during the pandemic, you are likely noticing some unexpected consequences of spending more time at home. Many households are seeing that while they may be enjoying their extra time at home, their energy bill is higher than usual. […]

kitchen

6 Ways To Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

While coronavirus may be the talk of the town at the moment, climate change hasn’t gone away.  With sea levels continuously on the rise, atmospheric carbon dioxide at its highest level for 800,000 years and plastic in the oceans at an unprecedented high, it can be all too easy to get sidetracked at this time […]

exterior green house

Green Siding and Roofing Options that Cut Energy Costs

“Going green” and “sustainability” are two phrases you hear a lot these days – and for a good reason. The demand for eco-friendly products has taken the world by storm. We have green cars, green tech, green appliances, and more.  Being an environmentally-conscious consumer has become a moral imperative, and more people are looking for […]

Zero Waste sign on brick wall

Using Eco-Friendly Methods for Corporate Responsibility in Your Business

Corporate responsibility, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility have become overused catchphrases. Most companies want to contribute to the greater good and recognize there is a whole market of socially and environmentally-conscious customers.  But how many companies actually understand the concept and carry it out as part of their mission statement? If you’ve heard these catchphrases, […]

solar power roof

5 Ways to Use Solar Energy as a Renewable Energy Source

Solar energy has been around for many years, but some people still incorrectly believe roof-mounted solar panels are the only way to use solar technology. While roof-mounted solar panels are one of the most popular ways to use solar energy, other options effectively use solar energy as a renewable energy source. You have several options […]

living room

How to Update Your Home in a Sustainable Way

Sustainable living has many benefits. Eco-friendly homes have lower levels of chemicals and harmful gases that can affect indoor air quality and be detrimental to your health. Making conscious choices on what you buy and bring into your home can help you reduce waste and lower your carbon footprint, and the overall effect can save […]

clothes on clothesline

12 Small Changes To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

Single-use plastic and CO2 emissions are the biggest sources of pollution. Not everybody can afford solar panels or Energy Star appliances, but we can all make smaller changes in our own homes. These changes are budget-friendly and they don’t take a lot of time; they are however efficient and they can turn your home into […]

solar panels

Going Solar 101: Tips for Solar Inverter Installation and Maintenance

If you’ve been exploring the idea of installing a solar panel system, you probably already know all the components you’ll need to obtain. Some of these components may vary depending on the type of system you’re about to install. That said, you’ll still need to get your hands on solar panels, batteries, charge controller and […]