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  • 2 Diaper Recycling Solutions Offer Hope for Our Landfills

    30 September 2014, 1:57 pm by: Becky Striepe

    I recently came across two really interesting diaper recycling solutions that might just help reduce waste without parents giving up the convenience of disposables…
  • 5 Energy Saving Tips For Washing Your Dishes

    28 September 2014, 8:11 am by: Scott Cooney

    Hot water is a triple whammy for your utility bills. First, it costs money to get the water (water bill). Second, it costs money to heat that water (electricity or gas bill). And last, it costs money to dispose of that water (sewer bill). All together,…
  • 7 Energy Saving Tips For Efficient Cooking

    27 September 2014, 8:19 am by: Scott Cooney

    You can save energy, and therefore money on electricity bills, when you cook, simply by adopting a few easy habits. These will not only save you money directly by making your cooking more efficient, they’ll keep you from spending extra money on cooling your…
  • The Basics Of HVAC

    26 September 2014, 8:38 am by: youngpl

    When it comes to keeping your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are a great at doing just that. However, they can be costly to operate, especially if they aren’t maintained regularly. So…
  • 5 Money-saving Sustainable Food Strategies

    25 September 2014, 8:59 am by: Scott Cooney

    What do you store your leftovers in? I’m sure, like most people you place them into a plastic tupperware container, however you may be surprised to learn that some food storage options add their own special “flavor” to your leftovers. That flavor may be…
  • 7 Energy Efficiency Tips For Your Fridge And Freezer

    25 September 2014, 8:28 am by: Scott Cooney

      Refrigerators and freezers represent one of the best opportunities in your home to achieve both energy and money savings. After all, your fridge and freezer account for roughly 16% of your monthly electric bill. So to help you start saving energy and money…
  • Amps, Volts and Watts: What it means for energy efficiency

    24 September 2014, 8:47 am by: youngpl

    If you’ve ever purchased any sort of electronic device for your home, odds are you’ve come across the terms amperage (amps), voltage (volts) and wattage (watts). But what exactly do all these terms mean, and why do they matter? In short, having an…
  • 6 Easy Ways to Green Your Laundry

    23 September 2014, 10:45 pm by: Scott Cooney

    One of the best ways you can save money, water and energy is to green your laundry, and it’s actually easier than you might think. By simply tweaking a few settings on your washer and dryer and switching to more energy friendly alternatives you can save…
  • How To Read And Interpret Your Monthly Water Bill

    23 September 2014, 10:43 pm by: youngpl

    Every month home owners and renters alike receive a billing statement from their local water utility, and if you know how to read it, it can be a great place to start when it comes to saving money. However, reading and understanding the information on your…
  • How To Read And Interpret Your Monthly Electric Bill

    18 September 2014, 5:57 pm by: youngpl

    When it comes to saving money and energy around your home, your monthly electric bill is one of the best places to start. After all, it can provide you with a wealth of information like your usage habits and your current energy rates. However, these monthly…

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