More from Green Home, Saving Energy

Doors

If you’re considering an energy efficient exterior door, now is the time to take action. There are new  tax incentives for homeowners who replace older, less efficient doors with an energy efficient entry door. You could get a tax credit – up to $1,500 per household - for energy efficient...

Air Cleaners

For more warmth and healthier indoor air, ’tis the season to change your furnace filter. It may seem like a minor autumn to-do item, but it supports your system’s effective, efficient performance while preventing expensive repairs and keeping indoor air allergen-free.

Don’t drop in just any...

High Quality Bedding: Egyptian Cotton, Bamboo, or Silk?

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the key foundations of health and wellbeing.  If you’ve resolved to take better care of yourself and improve your quality of life, you’d be wise to upgrade your quality of sleep.

One way to get better rest is by investing in high-quality, organic ...

Apartment and House Insulation Tips: Heat It Up!

Looking to heat up your home this winter, but can’t make any major improvements (like installing attic insulation)? Maybe you rent an apartment or house and don’t have the authority to start making major changes; or maybe you’re a homeowner on a budget and insulation isn't an option this year....

Exterior Remodeling

Heating an apartment is the single biggest energy expenditure during winter.  But while home owners can do things like purchase new energy efficient heating systems, renters don't have the same options to improve heat in a home they don't own.  Or do they? 

Renters can actually make several...

Insulation and Ventilation

Looking for ways to improve energy efficiency and reduce waste and water use? Plus maybe save some money and lighten your environmental footprint? You may be surprised how home improvement products made with plastics can help in so many ways.

Here are some examples of products and projects...