Interested in supplementing your home’s energy needs with solar power, but you don’t want to deal with a complicated or expensive installation? DeckPower solar panels are just for you.
LED light bulbs just keep improving. Their energy efficiency has always been excellent, and their quality and performance are better than ever. With a kick-start from the US Department of Energy’s L-Prize competition, Philips has developed one of the best LED bulbs ever to hit the market.
Besides helping the environment, energy efficiency cuts utility bills. Choosing efficient products and renewable energy sources can also put money in your pocket through rebates and tax credits – but only if you know what programs exist in your area. Fortunately, DSIRE (the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency) makes it easy.
The most energy-efficient light source in a home isn’t a high-tech bulb or fixture – it’s natural daylight. Solatube skylights can help homeowners minimize their need for electric lighting and maximize the use of daylight throughout their homes.
When it comes to insulating your home, walls are easy – but windows are literally gaping holes for heat to pass through. Now homeowners can help insulate windows with thermal blinds while adding a dose of style. [Click title image to read more…]
Walk into any electronics store or appliance shop and you’ll see a parade of Energy star rated items on display, but what does that blue star logo really mean?