This is another easy tip to save on energy….Just turn down the brightness of your computer monitor. By kicking down the brightness a few notches, will still allow for you to read the screen perfectly but will save on electricity. Plus, if you are prone to headaches reducing the brightness of anything can really help.… Read More »
Here’s an easy tip to save big on electricity…Switch that cordless phone to an old-fashioned corded version. How is this eco you ask? Well, cordless phones are energy vampires, just sitting in a recharging cradle they suck up power. Cordless phones use between 2 and 3 watts in both active & standby modes, according to… Read More »
This may seam super obvious to some, but the best way to save money on laundry is by only washing full loads. This will maximize energy efficiency and conserve water. By only washing full loads you’ll be using less water per item. It’s really easy! Just put off doing laundry as long as possible.
A lot of your favorite household products are recyclable. Products such as aluminum foil are often overlooked, but can be thrown in the recycling bin along with the cans, newspapers & glass. According to the Aluminum Association, Americans toss out enough aluminum every 3 months to rebuild our entire commercial air fleet. So, the next… Read More »
Save gas by avoiding drive through lines at restaurants & coffee shops. Instead park your vehicle, go inside, and to order your food & drink. In many cases, this is the fastest way anyway. Think about how many times you have gone inside and came back out only to see people were still waiting in… Read More »
To fill a container of water from the tap and place it in your fridge is such a simple thing to do that provides many energy & water savings, plus benefits for your health. Save Energy – A pitcher full of water will help your refrigerator keep your food cool more efficiently, much like how… Read More »
Vice President Al Gore has recently completed renovations to his Nashville, Tennessee home in response to the criticism of his high electric bills. All improvements were focused on making his home more energy efficient. Since the renovation, Gore’s natural gas usage is down 93 percent and his electricity is down 11 percent during a period… Read More »