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  • How To Test The Flow Rate Of Your Kitchen Or Bathroom Faucets

    11:42am By youngpl
    One of the best ways to make sure that your home is water efficient is to install high efficiency faucet aerators in your sinks, but how do you know which aerators to get? After all if you’re going to be swapping out your aerators you want to make sure that…
  • A Quick Guide To Ballasts: Electric vs. Magnetic

    Mon 4:21pm By youngpl
    When it comes to making your home more energy efficient one of the places you’re not likely to look is at your ballasts, and while it might be a bit obscure, it’s still a valid way of reducing your homes energy consumption. To help you get a better…
  • How To Use Timers In Your Home For Maximum Energy Efficiency

    Mon 11:47am By youngpl
    Looking for an elegant and simple way to save money and make your home more energy efficient? Installing a few basic timers throughout your home is a great way to do exactly that. You see, timers (like the one pictured above) will help to reduce the amount of…
  • How To Flush Your Hot Water Tank

    Fri 11:17am By youngpl
    Your hot water tank represents one of the biggest opportunities for both money and water savings in your home. Literally every gallon of warm or hot water you use throughout your home will pass through it at some point and as a result your unit will require…
  • How To Seal Air Leaks Around Door And Window Frames

    Thu 8:59pm By youngpl
    Keeping your home properly sealed is a great way to ensure that it’s using energy efficiently, and if you know where to look finding and sealing air leaks can be a quick and simple task. One of the best places to start looking for air leaks in your home is…
  • LEDs vs CFLs: Which Makes The Most Sense For You And Your Home

    Thu 1:57pm By youngpl
    When it comes to illuminating your home there seems to be an endless number of options available, but which one is the right one for you? By today’s standards, the answer would seem to be one of two choices (LEDs vs CFLs), however picking between two types…
  • Take Charge And Go Off The Grid

    Thu 1:15am By youngpl
    I had just arrived to camp for the night, roughly 30 miles from the trailhead, and low and behold one of the most beautiful sunsets I have ever seen was just starting to ignite in the early evening sky. It was as if any and every color I had ever seen was…
  • 3-Way Bulbs: How They Work And How They Can Save You Money

    Thu 12:29am By youngpl
    If you’re looking for a way to spend a little less money around your home, try finding places where you can use 3-way light bulbs. Not only will they give you more control over the level of light in a given room, if used properly, they should save you money…
  • EcoloBlue Atmospheric Water Generator Provides Clean Water, Water Security

    Nov 4, 2014, 10:00 am By Guest Contributor
    Clean water coming from the tap used to be a given but from severe droughts to industrial chemical spills, our water security is growing more questionable. For daily drinking, cooking, and washing or for emergencies, the EcoloBlue Atmospheric Water Generator…
  • How to Create Thermal Barriers to Save Money on Heating and Cooling

    Oct 28, 2014, 7:51 pm By Scott Cooney
    The importance of properly insulating your home should be quite apparent at this point. Creating so-called thermal barriers in the home to keep heat from moving from one place to another can save a lot of money on heating and cooling costs as well as help keep…
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