LEDs Lighting the Way

Now that the nights are growing longer with each passing Autumn day, we’ll be turning on the lights more often to brighten our interior spaces.  That doesn’t mean our electricity bills have to skyrocket.  One solution, for residential and commercial spaces, is to replace inefficient incandescent light bulbs with LEDs, or light-emitting diodes.  LEDs use […]

Tax Credits to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Looking for an incentive to make your home more efficient this Fall?  How about a federal tax credit which covers 30% of the cost of putting in some home improvements.  You’ll not only save on the initial costs for insulation, windows and doors, biomass stoves, water heaters, roofs, and HVAC systems, but these new measures […]

College Students Can Go Green in the Dorms

Here’s an informative list of easy tips that can be implemented in any dorm room.  The only thing I would add to the list is something to warm up the floor, such as eco-friendly carpet tiles made from recycled content.  See my earlier post here about these ingenious, modular floor coverings.