Filed under: Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Faucet, Green Home Remodeling, Green Remodeling, Insulation, showerhead, Windows
(ARA) – As the cold weather and holidays approach, homeowners are preparing to spend more time indoors. Winter utility bills can get expensive, and in an economic climate as biting as the frost, consumers are watching every penny. From insulation, to appliances, to faucets, these upcoming months are an opportune time for homeowners to make their homes more efficient, reducing costs and the family’s carbon footprint.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Living
(ARA) – Saving the environment can be an overwhelming task. With everything in the news about how to make your home more energy efficient, it’s easy to become bewildered when thinking about all the improvements you could make. But there’s no need to worry, as you don’t have to make your home into a model for green living all at once.
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Budget-friendly, Energy Efficiency, Home Remodeling, Shower, Sink
(ARA) – You’re ready for a new bathroom, something with style and comfort. You want the room to refresh you in the mornings, and provide you with the opportunity to relax and unwind in the evenings.
Filed under: Energy Efficiency, Green Living, Green Roof, Insulation, Roof, Skylights, Solar Energy, Solar Roof
(ARA) – In this economy, you may feel grateful to have a roof over your head. But how much do you really think about your roof? It’s one of the most important elements of your home, one that helps protect all the other parts – not to mention the people – under it. And “greening” your roof is a great way to ensure it not only protects your family, but saves you some money and helps the environment at the same time.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Curb Appeal, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Exterior, Green Living, Home Decorating, Lighting
(ARA) – With today’s falling home prices, one family’s well-worn dwelling can quickly become another’s dream “starter” home. Interest rates are at historic lows, meaning buyers can get more house than they could a year ago for the same monthly mortgage payment, according to the National Association of Home Builders.
Filed under: Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Living, Skylights
(ARA) – As green building and remodeling practices become standard procedure, the use of more natural light and passive ventilation is here to stay.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling
(ARA) – How’s your relationship with your household appliances? You open your refrigerator every day and run the dishwasher, clothes washer and dryer several times each week.
Filed under: Air Quality, Budget-friendly, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling
(ARA) – You may find the economic climate less than balmy right now, but that doesn’t mean the climate inside your home can’t be comfortable.
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Energy Efficiency, Garden, Green Living
(ARA) – Less than 3 percent of the Earth’s water is fresh water and much of that is inaccessible to people. Additionally, at least 36 states anticipate experiencing water shortages by 2013, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. So, if you could easily save water and save money at the same time, why wouldn’t you?
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Living, Heating & Cooling, Solar Energy
(ARA) – Green-minded homeowners can continue to turn to the sky for help in coping with rising energy costs for years to come thanks to an extension of the solar tax credit program by Congress.