Category: green living

Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part One

In spite of what Punxsutawney Phil says, spring really IS on its way. And at the risk of being even more controversial, it is TRUE that the days really are … READ MORE Weekend Energy Efficiency Projects, Part One The post Weekend Energy Efficienc...

Sports that Burn the Most Calories

Athletes around the world work every day to achieve great lengths at their respective sports. Their mind are constantly focused on winning, not burning calories. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t burning … READ MORE Sports that Burn the Most Calo...

How Much Electricity Does a Stadium Use?

You can tell just by looking at the huge banks of floodlights and flashing video screens that stadiums use electricity on an industrial scale. There are also the sound systems, … READ MORE How Much Electricity Does a Stadium Use? The post How Muc...

How to Go Green During Your Workouts

Between the usual rush of New Year’s fitness resolutions and watching talented athletes, there’s no shortage of inspiration to get in better shape. But energy-savvy exercisers might be aware that … READ MORE How to Go Green During Your Workouts T...

Winter Heating & Electrical Safety Checklist

While holiday lights might be now be safely packed away, wintertime cold remains. With many homeowners relying on space heaters and other kinds of electric heating devices to make their … READ MORE Winter Heating & Electrical Safety Checklis...

How to Care for Your Plants in Winter

Gardening is a hobby that you can spend a lifetime learning about. Seasons change, seeds fail or thrive, and just when you think you know it all, you realize how … READ MORE How to Care for Your Plants in Winter The post How to Care for Your Plan...

How to Prevent & Thaw Frozen Water Pipes

The first weeks of 2018 brought winter storms and freezing temperatures to parts of the Southern U.S. that rarely see ice, forcing the closure of schools and highways across the … READ MORE How to Prevent & Thaw Frozen Water Pipes The post H...

How to Maintain Your Radiator

If you heat your home with steam or hot water, you’re in a very select group! Most of the 113.6 million homes in the U.S. rely either on natural gas … READ MORE How to Maintain Your Radiator The post How to Maintain Your Radiator appeared first o...

How to Keep Your Furnace From Breaking Down

The last thing any homeowner wants it to wake up at 3AM to a freezing cold house. If your furnace shuts down during a winter like many have experienced this … READ MORE How to Keep Your Furnace From Breaking Down The post How to Keep Your Furnace...