Green Home Archives


Turning your home into an eco-friendly residence has a number of advantages. From saving our planet’s diminishing resources to saving money on your utility bills, becoming eco-friendly is not only easy, but is also a rewarding experience.

Just follow the Three R’s …

Want to save by reducing your electric hot water heating bill? Here’s a do-it-yourself project designed to use the sun’s solar energy to heat water. The heated water flows into your water heater but is only heated further if not hot enough. A true green solar project.

As electricity prices rise, my local utility is implementing time-of-use pricing. During peak hours, it will cost more to run the dishwasher or dryer. The program is an incentive for people to be more aware of high usage time periods and take action to reduce their energy usage.