Use less electricity

Use less electricity

Turning down the air conditioning and heating, switching to renewable energy sources or turning off lights, TVs and computers are great ways to use less electricity and fight climate change. Using programmable thermostats, proper insulation while also sealing leaks and drafts will improve the efficiency of your heating and cooling units. Changing regular (incandescent) light bulbs to compact fluorescent or LED lights will also help with energy savings.

By using less electricity, you also reduce your personal emissions and help fight global warming all at the same time.

CFL vs LED: The Energy Saving Light Bulb Debate is Over

CFL vs LED: The Energy Saving Light Bulb Debate is Over

One of your bulbs just broke or burned out. You want to get an energy saving light bulb but which type lasts the longest all while giving you the best quality light? And more importantly, which will put the most money back in your wallet? Choosing an energy efficient light bulb is a lot easier now because the old CFL vs LED debate is over.

Read time: 14 mins

Tags: 

Save energy while keeping an ideal room temperature

ideal room temperature

We all like coming back to a comfortable home. The ideal room temperature, whether that's warm and cozy or cool and refreshing, depends on your preferences. Your thermostat controls half of your energy bill, costing more than your appliances, electronics and lighting combined. So shouldn’t it help you save energy?

Read time: 16 mins

Tags: 

Weather-stripping: Stop losing money by sealing windows and leaks

Caulking application

You may not have money to remodel your home to save energy. However there is one simple thing to do, you can fix air leaks with weather-stripping and caulking. Seal up crack between your toasty interior and windy exterior. This can greatly reduce your homes energy usage through more efficient heating and cooling. Of course, lowering energy usage saves you money and lowers your carbon footprint.

Read time: 6 mins

Tags: 

Protect the environment: Keep those pipes piping hot

Protect the environment: Keep those pipes piping hot

By insulating some of the pipes in your hot water heating system, you can save money and protect the environment through the same do-it-yourself household improvement.

If you are a conscious home-owner or just plain environmentally conscious the benefits of insulating your hot water heater pipes are many.

Best of all this do-it-yourself home projects doesn't take much time or money, and gladly doesn't require a deep rooted knowledge in plumbing.

Read time: 7 mins

Tags: 

Save the Earth + Save Money: This Cheap Upgrade Pays for Itself Fast

Many of us today are trying to be more eco friendly while living on a budget. Thankfully for us, saving money and helping to save the Earth often go hand in hand. What if I told you that for 1.5 hours of your time, you could reduce the money you lose on your utility bill and reduce your carbon footprint?

Don’t believe me that it can be that easy? Allow me to tell you about the water heater blanket.

Read time: 7 mins

Tags: 

Pages

Now everyone can fight climate change. Join the community because together our small changes can make a huge impact.

Sign up and we'll send you free updates on concrete actions that you can take to fight climate change today!

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
Subscribe to RSS - Use less electricity