Environmental and Home Energy Blog

9 Tips on How to Cool a Room Naturally This Summer

Summer is in full swing, which means you might wake up hot and sticky in the middle of the night. Heatwaves and unforgiving temperatures can make summertime much less enjoyable, especially when you can’t find relief. While the warmth is pleasant when you’re outside hosting BBQs, at the beach or [...]

2022-08-04T12:19:04-04:00August 4th, 2022|

What is Sustainable Living? A Beginner’s Guide

You’ve probably heard the phrase sustainable living on social media, in the title of your favorite blogger’s posts, and from your friends' mouths. But what is sustainable living, really? It’s more than a buzzword—it’s a complex ethos that translates to a practical way of making a difference. In this article, [...]

2022-05-12T13:49:22-04:00May 9th, 2022|

How to Increase Energy Savings with Home Air Sealing

Home air sealing is the process of identifying and sealing points in your home that allow air from the outside to leak inside. This often requires a fairly extensive search of the house. While common air entry points can be quickly found in doorways and window seams, cracks in your [...]

2022-07-13T14:34:03-04:00April 12th, 2022|

8 Plants That Improve Air Quality

Are you looking for plants that improve air quality? We have good news for you: Every plant improves air quality—at least to some extent. Whether that improvement is measurable is a different matter (but we’ll get into that later). Let’s go over how plants improve air quality, the science behind [...]

2022-04-04T11:01:35-04:00March 21st, 2022|

Energy Price Increases for Consumers in 2022

For many of us, 2021 and 2022 have been trying years. The pandemic that began last year continues to affect our daily lives. We’re seeing this reflected in increased energy prices for consumers, even causing some to switch energy suppliers.  Despite having been impacted by a variety of world events, [...]

2022-04-05T16:10:38-04:00March 18th, 2022|

7 Sustainable Heating Options to Keep You Warm This Winter

Winter is the time when heating your home becomes a necessity. However, traditional heating solutions like gas heaters can run up your electricity bills and harm the environment. Their carbon emissions contribute to global warming, slowly changing the climate.   Thankfully, you can still be warm and comfortable while being [...]

2022-01-05T14:00:44-05:00January 5th, 2022|

The Environmental Benefits of Electric Cars

Are you thinking about switching to an electric vehicle (EV)? This green decision offers many advantages for both the environment and the buyer.  In this article, you’ll learn all about the environmental benefits of electric cars, other types of eco-friendly vehicles available, and how these cars impact your wallet. It’s [...]

2021-11-15T13:04:09-05:00November 15th, 2021|
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