Remodeling Tips and Reviews

Evaluating Energy loss in a typical Home

Evaluating Energy loss in a typical Home

The whole reason a home goes through the green LEED certification process is to ensure it is conserving as much energy as possible when built. While this is a lot easier to do during the building process, it is not impossible on an older home. Certain considerations with the building and processes need to be gone through to achieve the maximum savings in an...

Solar Energy Installers in California

If the rest of the country would get on board with solar energy the way California has we would be energy independent in a few decades. Imagine redirecting all of our natural gas to our cars while solar and wind ran our homes and business most of the time. It would be a true paradigm shift, and one that would elimate the need for imports and crazy...

LED Lights in your home

LED Lights in your home

You’ve noticed them popping up in flash lights, Christmas lights, car lights and even the occasional light bulb but what are LED lights and why are the so expensive? LED is short for Light Emitting Diode, and has been around for decades. That red computer light on your PC or the lights on the knobs of your stereo are probably one. The were originally made...

Tankless Hot Water Heater

Tankless Hot Water Heater

When looking at ways to cut your bills and become greener a tankless hot water heater is an excellent choice. These suitcase sized units are available in electric or gas models and can fit in just about any space. The advantage to these tankless units is that they do not keep a large tank of hot water ready for your use. Instead they heat up the water on demand,...

Ten Cheap Going Green Tips

We all want to help out but the question is how without growing broke. Going green  requires a commitment and if your really committed you have to replace everything in your house. Well I don’t know about you but I don’t have 50K in a bank to spend on a new car and appliances. So here are my top 10 cheap tips to help you go green. Change out those...

How green are Compact Fluorescent Bulbs?

They are everywhere. You can’t walk into a store without seeing CFLs on the end caps and on each aisle. They are being pushed down our throats as an amazing way to save money.  But, recently it has come to our attention that compact fluorescent light bulbs have mercury in them. The manufacturers say its a negligible amount.  The EPA estimates that each...