Energy efficiency is the easiest and least expensive way to quickly produce energy savings and reduce your home’s carbon footprint. But many homeowners are interested in taking these savings to another level by replacing grid-supplied electricity with their own power.
The recent recession is filled with stories about people losing their jobs and their struggles to find work. However, many companies in the 'Green' Sector are hiring new employees at an ever-increasing rate. One such company is based just outside of Philadelphia in Devon, PA. LED Saving Solutions is a LED manufacturer and distributor that is growing at an incredible rate.
Power Home Remodeling Group Opens New Headquarters
Effective January 1, 2011, California, a long time energy efficiency leader, became the first state to set new energy standards for incandescent screw-base light bulbs. These new regulations are aimed at making standard incandescent bulbs more efficient.
The Environmental Protection Agency is urging schools across the nation to replace their aging light fixtures due to possible chemical leaks.
IKEA, the largest home furnishing store in America, is no longer stocking or selling incandescent bulbs in the U.S or Canada.
If your house were on fire, what would you save?
Lawns have gotten a lot of bad press lately—and not undeservedly. They use a tremendous amount of water and gasoline, and they pollute streams and other water resources with herbicide- and pesticide-laced runoff. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
If you feel a shiver each time you open your utility bill, your house may be too cold. More likely, however, you're paying more than you should to heat it. In either case, you can make changes now that will make your home more comfortable and save you money.
The kitchen is the home’s work center and a top resource consumer. You can mitigate many of the kitchen’s environmental impacts—and provide a healthier environment for your household—by following these recommendations for the design, materials specification, construction process, and use of your kitchen.
DESIGN FOR REDUCED RESOURCE USE