In the midst of solar power becoming the poster child for sustainable living, wind power is often overlooked as an energy source for the home. Like solar panels, wind powered generators harnesses a renewable resource that is found everywhere and in certain areas, wind power is more economically viable and can actually produce more electricity than solar power.
Energy/AC/Heat: Explore Your Home's Potential
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Your Eco-Friendly Energy/AC/Heat
Even though they are considered dinosaurs in the modern lighting world, incandescent bulbs and the warm light they create still have a wide appeal. So how can we reconcile energy-gulping incandescents with a greener home?
Remember that heating and cooling accounts for the majority of our energy use, and while it is important to stay comfortable, better insulation can give you better peace of mind.
Technological advances for clothes washers in the last decade have led to considerable water and electricity savings.Efficient washers can cut utility bills by $50 and use 7,000 gallons less water per year. This is more than 40 percent less energy and 55 percent less water than conventional washers. Throughout the eleven-year expected life of the unit, enough water is saved to provide six people with drinking water for their entire lives.