Tag Archives: daily progress
5 HVAC Maintenance Tips for a Sustainable Summer
Time on Your Sanitized Hands? Use It to Spring Clean Your Home’s Energy Use.
Cold Feet? Here’s How to Use Electric Floor Heating Wisely.
It Takes Two: How to Maximize Your Energy Benefits Using Solar and EVs Together
Thinking about going solar or getting an electric vehicle (EV)? How about both? The price of solar has come down drastically over the past decade, and EVs are becoming cost-competitive with their combustion engine counterparts, especially when you factor in the cost of ongoing maintenance, like oil changes and fuel. When converting over to an… Read More »
Every Valentine’s Rose Has Its (Energy) Thorn
Since the early 1900s, Americans have indulged in Valentine’s Day, and used tokens of romance to express their affection. Roses are undeniably the most popular choice among modern romantics, with at least 250 million cut roses sold annually for the holiday. Before you go finding that perfect red bouquet for your beloved, however, consider the… Read More »
Holiday Gifts for Energy-Efficiency Lovers
We know: It’s easy to get behind on holiday gift shopping! Every year, the season of giving feels like it comes a little sooner than the last, and before you know it, you’re scrambling for the perfect last-minute gift idea. Whether your loved one is an efficiency fanatic, or if you’d just like to give… Read More »
Feast Your Eyes on These Energy Saving Tips for Your Holiday Cooking
As you prepare for a holiday season filled with food and family, don’t leave energy efficiency on the back burner! The kitchen is a hub of energy-hogging appliances. Whether you’re in the market for new kitchen appliances, or just need some best-practice tips for minimizing energy waste during the holidays, here are some tips for… Read More »
Moisture and Mildew and Mold, Oh My! How Moisture Management Can Combat Microbial Growth.
In addition to the discomfort it creates in your home, high indoor humidity can lead to harmful microbial growth. Microbial growth – often referred to as mildew or mold as a catch-all – is a family of fungi that can destroy parts of your home and cause health problems. In its early stages, it may… Read More »
Not a Drop to Waste: How to Get Smart with Water and Energy Conservation
Drink. Flush. Clean. Spray. Wash. Think about all of the ways we use water. We use water to look good (wash our clothes, brush our teeth, take showers), feel good (drink water, go to the bathroom, water the vegetables and herbs we eat), and to make our homes look good (water our lawn and plants).… Read More »