DIY Friday: How to Read a Lighting Label

When trying to decipher the label on a box of light bulbs, you could become so frustrated your teeth start to grind and your eyes begin to protrude.  If you’re...

Victorian Homes Provide Heat Relief Sans A/C

With summer approaching, many homeowners are looking for new energy efficient techniques and technologies to keep their homes cool. Yet many of the most efficient ways to keep a home...

EPA Gives Us 25 Ways to Limit Climate Change

The earth is getting warmer.  There’s no doubt about that.  The average temperature of our planet rose 1.4°F over the last 100 years, and is expected to continue on that...

Top 10 Energy Saving Gadgets for Summer

At last, I can confidently say summer will be with us soon! After one of the coldest winters ever, I know we cannot wait to stretch our legs and finally...

Fukushima Victims Cleared to Come Home

For the first time in three years, revitalization looks possible for those affected by the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant disaster as more than 300 people have been approved to return…

DIY Friday: Mobile Energy Management

Let’s face it.  The majority of our population has a smart device, whether it’s a phone, a tablet, or that outlandish wearable technology.  (What’s up with those things, anyway?)  Our...

DIY Friday: 5 Step Energy Audit

A professional energy audit can be very beneficial, but rather costly.  Before you break out a wad of cash, consider completing an energy audit yourself.  It may not be as...

LED Light Bulbs More Affordable Than Ever!

Becoming more energy efficient is getting easier and cheaper thanks to the lighting company Cree. Last year the company introduced a line of 40-watt LED light bulbs for under $10,...