energy efficient

Shine On: 5 Green Lighting Tips

Home lighting has a significant impact on interior design and …

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Is a Geothermal Energy System Right for Your Home?

Geothermal energy is heat that comes from the subsurface of …

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How to Combat the Urban Heat Island Effect at Home

The urban heat island effect occurs in cities, where structures …

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The Best Ways To Heat Your Home: Separating Myth From Fact

When fall sets in, our heating systems kick into high gear to keep our houses warm. As it gets colder, you want to heat your home in the most efficient way possible, but it can be tough to know the best strategy to use when facts and myths all…

4 Tips To Create An Energy Efficient Office

The benefits of making your office more energy efficient goes beyond helping the environment. In particular, an energy efficient office: Saves money Improves the economy Saves more than $500 billion annually in energy costs Creates jobs Spurs…

How To Choose An Energy-Efficient Garage Door

In the quest for an energy-efficient home, many people overlook the importance of an energy-efficient garage door. If your garage is attached to your house, not having a properly insulated door can mean heated or cooled air is escaping—especially…

How To Choose An Energy-Efficient Garage Door

In the quest for an energy-efficient home, many people overlook the importance of an energy-efficient garage door. If your garage is attached to your house, not having a properly insulated door can mean heated or cooled air is escaping—especially…

How Target Targets Sustainable Building Operations

Target is a profitable company – and a very sustainable one too.  According to The Guardian, Target is one of 10 companies that make $1 billion a year or more from sustainable products and operations. Still wondering about the business case for…

10 Steps To Save Money With An Energy Efficient Home

Smart homes. Smart cars. Smart strips. Going green is effortless today, but energy efficient choices aren’t just about saving the planet. With these ten easy-peasy steps, you’ll also be adding hard cold cash to your wallet from energy savings…

5 Mini Fridge Freezer Combos for Small Kitchens

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As with ovens, so with fridges — manufacturers make smaller models, but seemingly not with the tiny home in mind.

Most small fridges are meant for dorm rooms or dens, and emphasize in their designs ice and cold drinks rather th…