Depending on the region you live in and the amount you pay for your monthly power bill, it’s quite possible that you’ve experienced ‘solar envy.’ This phenomenon occurs when a neighbor installs a shiny new set of panels on their roof and then sets up lawn chairs to admire their new array, happily offering a […]
The most common complaints I hear about green lighting are that the technology is too expensive and simply “not feasible.” In my experience, no lighting retrofit has ever cost more than the long-term savings it provides. Sure, this isn’t necessarily true with certain environmentally friendly technologies such as some types of advanced alternative-energy projects. But […]
While solar energy has become the most popular type of alternative energy in today’s homes, it’s not the only choice. There’s also wind energy. Besides helping to save the planet’s energy sources, it can also help to save you money. Here are some of the top ways that it can do that… Large Wind Turbines […]
By now, you may have already joined the cold lunch revolution. You know how to save time packing those lunches and have a few ideas for some easy recipes. It’s time to ensure you are saving money when you convert to the brown bag. Create your own individually wrapped package Good things may come in […]
Some people hear the words, “go solar” and picture their savings account wiped clean. Sure, you can still purchase a sweet new 5-kilowatt solar system for $50,000 if you have the means. But a number of start-up operations have opened the doors to other modes of financing. Indeed, they have made solar affordable to the masses.
When my fiance and I finally get hitched, we think it should be a big deal. Hopefully, though, “big” doesn’t have to mean extravagant, expensive, and eco-irresponsible. I strive to make earth-friendly choices every day, and I want my wedding day to be no exception. Join me as I plan a beautiful green wedding.