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  • A Guide To Understanding Modern Light Bulbs: Color And Temperature

    2 September 2014, 8:05 am by: youngpl

    9 When it comes to modern light bulbs, being able to understand and choose the proper color and temperature is just as important as using the right style and shape of light bulb. To help give you a better idea of how to determine which color and temperature is…
  • How to Use a Light Meter to Set Appropriate Light Levels

    1 September 2014, 10:14 pm by: Scott Cooney

    Lighting in your home is among the top five energy users, alongside your fridge, HVAC, water heater, and clothes dryer. Most people know by now to swap out lights for more efficient LED models (or CFLs, if LEDs aren’t available, but CFLs are less efficient,…
  • 5 Effective Tips for Hanging Clothes to Dry Inside

    1 September 2014, 8:08 am by: Scott Cooney

    Among the appliances in your home, the clothes dryer is one of the top 3-4 users of electricity. For many people, this means they spend several hundred dollars a year to dry clothing. In addition, using a clothes dryer destroys your clothes (that lint you…
  • A Guide To Understanding Modern Light Bulbs: Shapes And Sizes

    30 August 2014, 8:42 am by: youngpl

    Modern light bulbs will come in a variety of different shapes and sizes, and needless to say, it can get pretty confusing. Typically, there are eight different light bulb shapes that one might find in use around their home. Why so many? Modern light bulbs are…
  • How To Set The Temperature On Your Hot Tub

    29 August 2014, 8:59 am by: youngpl

    Setting the temperature on your hot tub to the proper level can help you save money on your monthly electric bill. Thanks to modern technology, this shouldn’t take you more than five minutes to do and will require no real expertise or special training. All…
  • The Importance of Buying Local

    28 August 2014, 9:02 pm by: alexisstaley

    Thousands of miles are traveled each day by hundreds upon hundreds of semi-trucks filled with food and items going from west coast to east and back again. How our system works allows for this amount of action to fill a need that could be filled much more…
  • A Guide To Understanding Modern Light Bulbs: Style

    28 August 2014, 7:42 pm by: youngpl

    If you were to walk down the lighting isle of your local hardware store, how many different types of light bulbs do you think you’d find? 10, 15, 20? While it’s hard to say just how many different types of bulbs there are, it’s safe to assume that…
  • Is It Time To Change Out Your Pool Or Hot Tub Cover?

    28 August 2014, 8:19 am by: youngpl

    One of the easiest ways to save money and prolong the life of your pool or hot tub is to install a cover. Not only will it help to keep in heat and reduce your electric bill, it will also help prevent dirt and debris from entering the water, which in turn will…
  • How To Set The Pump Times For Your Pool And Hot Tub

    27 August 2014, 8:23 am by: youngpl

    Adjusting the pump times for your pool and hot tub is one of the easiest ways to make them both cost effective and energy efficient. According to Energy.gov your pool pump only needs to run for six hours a day, and in some cases it can run as little as three.…
  • How To Check Your Pool And Hot Tub Filters

    27 August 2014, 8:07 am by: youngpl

    Changing or cleaning your pool and hot tub filters is a great way to prolong the life of your pool and hot tub and save money on your monthly electric bills. When filters become dirty it causes your pool and hot tub pumps to work harder, which in turn adds to…

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