How Can I Conduct a Home Energy Audit by Myself?

The average family spends about $2000 on energy every year. Nearly a third of this cost is associated with heating the house. This presents an opportunity to save money by first carrying out a home energy audit.

It seems that most audits will identify energy savings of at least 10 percent. That equates to just over one month’s energy consumption for free!… [Read more]

How to Incorporate More Environmental Consciousness Into Your Life

With the recent emphasis on the reality of climate change, many people are looking for ways to incorporate environmental consciousness into their daily lives. If you want to cultivate a more sustainable lifestyle in the wake of the 2018 UN climate change convention, there are several small changes you can easily incorporate into your life.… [Read more]

You Recycle, Right? Yet, You Still Might Be Destroying the Planet By Doing It Wrong

Recycling becomes more and more commonplace each year. Before you pat yourself on the back for your eco-friendliness, however, you should know that many people mess up their recycling in unexpected and unintended ways. Here are just a few mistakes that you might be making with your big blue bins.

You’re Throwing Away Dirty Items

Contamination is a widespread problem with recycled goods.… [Read more]