Energy Efficient Homes

HVAC Maintenance Tips to Save Money and Avoid Break Downs

August 19, 2014
Imagine a scorching hot summer day. You get home from work and all you want to do is get inside your nicely cooled home, but uh oh! You get home only to discover that the A/C is broken and your house is hotter than an oven! Or imagine the vice-versa, coming home on a cold winter day, looking forward to the wa…

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21 Out-of-the-Ordinary Low-Cook Recipes for Summer

August 5, 2014
When it heats up outside, keep cool indoors with delicious low-cook summer meals!  Prepping your dinner without using the oven will benefit you in several wonderful ways: -Prevents appliances from heating up your home. You’d be surprised how much hotter your house actually gets from having the oven on! …

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Converting to Solar Energy

July 29, 2014
Installing solar panels is a big commitment with even bigger rewards. If you’re debating whether or not to convert to solar energy, make sure to first ask yourself the following questions (if you haven’t already!). Can I afford it? When it comes to budgeting for solar panels, get a professional consul…

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Paying for Solar: Don’t Forget About the Extra Costs

June 3, 2014
Yes, converting your home’s energy source to solar is a pricey project. However, if you can afford the initial installation fees, this project will pay for itself within 10-20 years and then save you thousands of dollars after there. We want to remind homeowners of some of the extra costs associated with…

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