Before you open up your wallet for a home energy auditor, try our do-it-yourself home energy audit tool on the web—The HOME ENERGY SAVER. Enter info about your house and get a customized list of energy savings recommendations. HES will help you ID measures that an auditor can explore for you in greater depth.
Studies have found that a new, energy-efficient dishwasher saves significant amounts of both water and energy compared to hand dishwashing. So if your dishwasher is more than seven to ten years old, you’ll probably want to consider buying a new one. Not only can…Continue
Posted by Diane Chojnowski on April 21, 2014 at 7:13am
Planning projects you can do today:
Make an appointment with a home performance assessor.
Start a Homeowner’s Manual for your home.
Try out some no-budget changes that make better use of space and energy.
Planning projects that will take more…
Posted by Diane Chojnowski on April 15, 2014 at 5:00pm
Renters have a unique situation when it comes to energy savings. Without being able to make permanent changes to their dwellings it can be difficult to capitalize on energy-saving improvements. However, there are still plenty of opportunities for renters to go green without making any lasting changes to a property.…Continue
Posted by Paul Batistelli on April 8, 2014 at 10:30am