Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency refers to the programs and techniques for saving or reducing energy in residential and commercial buildings.

Stolen From the Future

Wed, 2009-09-23 23:53

"The debts run up in recent years are particularly unfortunate, because they stole resources from the future without laying the groundwork for future growth. If you told me we were spending like crazy to build schools and send everyone to college, that would have infinitely different implications than borrowing like crazy to finance current consumption,” said Christina Romer, an economist at the University of California at Berkeley.

Leaky Homes Waste Money, Decrease Comfort and Harm the Environment

Tue, 2009-09-22 11:08

Summer officially arrived on June 21, but for most people it got here at the start of June when a big heat wave hit the Carolinas. Along with the heat, many local area homeowners found out the hard way that their central air conditioning systems cannot keep up with scorching outside temperatures that regularly exceed 90 degrees. What most people do not realize is that while their central air system may seem to be the source of their troubles, there is a very good chance that the rest of their home is actually the problem.