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5 Simple, Low-Cost Eco-Friendly Home Improvements

5 Simple, Low-Cost Eco-Friendly Home Improvements

by Green Home Gnome   If you plan on doing some energy-saving and toxin-reducing projects around your home , consider these simple ideas to green your home. Install a solar clothes dryer Your parents probably called it a clothes line, which could be found in virtually every backyard across the country. While some people can’t install […]

Powering your Tesla and Home through SolarCity’s Solar Panel System

Powering your Tesla and Home through SolarCity’s Solar Panel System

By Rob M. Solar Gains Even with crazy electricity prices in Massachusetts, driving a Tesla is 38% of the cost of driving a gas-powered vehicle. But unlike oil and gasoline, you can generate your own power through renewable solar energy. After ordering my Tesla Model S I started looking into solar panels for my home. I […]

8 Easy Energy- and Money-Saving Home Improvements

8 Easy Energy- and Money-Saving Home Improvements

By Steven Holbrook As energy costs rise, you might be looking for ways to be more energy-efficient without breaking the bank. Here are eight money-smart moves to consider when making home renovations.   1. ANYTHING LOW-FLOW In addition to saving water, low-flow fixtures will save you more than a buck or two. Inexpensive and easily installed, […]

Energy-efficient home improvements that pay off

Energy-efficient home improvements that pay off

  When it comes to choosing home improvements that make your home look good both inside and out, think “green.” Energy-efficient home improvements not only help reduce utility costs and boost homeowner satisfaction, but also make a house more appealing to potential buyers. Buyers are willing to shell out up to 10 percent more for […]

Energy-Efficient Home Improvements for Every Budget

Energy-Efficient Home Improvements for Every Budget

It’s easy to give homeowners tips on home improvements that increase energy efficiency — without considering the budgets available to different homeowners. On an individual, national, and international level, there can be no green revolution without a cost-effective strategy. As a homeowner, you need to devote a reasonable portion of your annual income to energy-efficient […]