In recent years, the multi-family real estate market has experienced a significant upsurge across the U.S. As more people gravitate toward metropolitan centers, the demand for apartments, condominiums, duplexes and similar residential units continually increases. The National Association of Home Builders estimates that construction began on 351,000 multi-family complexes, nationwide, in 2014 — a 14% […]
What’s your biggest household expense? If you stop and think about it, you’ll probably realize that electricity is one of your family’s largest expenditures. Unlike food or clothing, it’s not as simple as just setting a budget and sticking to it. The appliance that’s responsible for most of your power use is your heater/furnace, and […]
Residential energy costs (including heating and cooling) are a major environmental issue in our energy-driven society. Every budget-minded and environmentally-conscious household will want to be aware of how they can make their air conditioning more efficient and environmentally-friendly.
Windows are one of the most important features of a home, allowing in much-needed natural light and fresh air while also allowing homeowners to enjoy the scenery of their surroundings without leaving the climate-controlled comfort of the indoors.
Just a few short months ago temperatures started their cyclical rise and air conditioners began blasting icy-cold relief all across the nation. Though summer may be coming to a close and fall’s crisp temperatures are slowly bringing down the insufferable heat, it’s the perfect time to look back on how energy consumption stacks up in […]
When it comes to keeping your home cool in the hot and sweltering summer months, leave no stone unturned in aiding your AC as it quietly and steadily battles the solar blaze above your head.
Integrating practical ways to save energy into your home is important. Who can afford to remodel their home with self-sufficient methods such as solar shutters, solar roofing, wind-generated electricity and wood stove heating? While these methods certainly save you energy, they will drastically alter your home and dip into your bank account mercilessly.
Ten practical ways you can save energy and lower your heating and cooling bills without decreasing your quality of life.