Tag: energy efficient

There is No Place Like Dome

The house is a custom built and designed Geodesic Dome. It was almost entirely built – start to finish – by the current homeowner…

The Most Efficient Ways to Keep Your Home Cool

When it isn’t raining, it is scorching hot outside–ridiculous, we know! This summer, while it may be easy and cost free to keep our bodies cool, keeping our homes comfortable is a whole separate issue. It can be both exhausting and expensive. However, there are some tips and tricks you and your family can implement that might help beat the heat and an expensive bill.

Real Estate Headlines to Beat the Summer Heat

As sun, humidity and sweat descend upon most of us during the middle of July I would like to be able to tell you these real estate headlines will keep you cool amidst the summer heat. But I can’t. These headlines are however an essential part of your complete breakfast. Ok, that’s not true either. Nonetheless here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines:

Slideshow: Unique Energy Efficient Homes

One of the biggest trends to hit society has been energy conservancy or as the young people say, “going green.” While in the beginning the idea of going green seemed trivial, now there is no denying that being energy efficient is something we can benefit from. By being conscious of the environment we not only [...]

June 13 / 2013

Real Estate Headlines for the Week of Father’s Day

Let the title of this post be a reminder to give dad a call sometime this coming weekend or buy him something other than a tie. As June quickly rolls by we find ourselves almost halfway through the month, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves just yet. Here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines to start your week:

Conserving Energy, One Appliance at a Time

Appliances account for nearly 13 percent of a household’s energy costs, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, with refrigeration, cooking and laundry at the top of the list.

How to Lower Your Home Energy Bill By Changing Your Light Bulbs

As a homeowner, I’m well aware of my energy costs, especially as the colder months approach. I’ve replaced windows, sealed doors and made investment in ways to heat and cool my home more efficiently, but sometimes it’s the little things that can make the biggest difference. Changing your light bulbs might be one of the most overlooked areas to lower your home energy bills.

How to Weatherstrip Your Doors

Take a look at the video below which walks you through how to properly weatherstrip your doors and help you cut down on those unwanted drafts while also making your house more energy efficient in both the summer and winter.

February 18 / 2011