Home Water Savings Tip #453 – Inside – Use Electric Razor

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 453, Use Electric Razor (no water). Yes. The down side is that they use electricity which for many of American households is provided by coal burning plants (significant relative air pollution) or natural gas based electric generating stations (consumption of a non-renewable … [Read more...]

Home Depot’s Renew Your Bath Gift Card Giveaway

The Home Depot Cheyenne WY Location

From now until February 23, 2011, Home Depot is having an in-store Renew and Redo Your Bath sales event at its retail stores in the USA. I went into the Cheyenne, WY Home Depot location yesterday and one can see the all new displays of different bathrooms with different combinations of bathroom fixtures and paint colors and flooring just for this month long event. Wow! And, the timing is pretty good don't you think? The weather outside is nasty, nasty, nasty. Just look at the American … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Free Internet Information

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 3, Energy Conservation Web Sites. There is a lot of information out on the Internet. Why not help yourself to learn more about energy conservation by going through different energy (and water for that matter) conservation web sites to see the different ways different people … [Read more...]

Home Energy Conservation Government Grants – ecoENERGY Revisted – 2

Editor's Note: Over the holidays we are re-publishing selected articles related to our ecoENERGY energy conservation experiences. Some of the grant amounts may have changed. To access the more than 20 articles we have written on our energy conservation experiences through the ecoENERGY Residential Retrofit program, simply use this link to access our ecoENERGY Energy Conservation page. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Yesterday, we reviewed the EnerGuide Rating we received and … [Read more...]

Using BlueLine Innovations’ PowerCost Monitor To Measure Our Home’s Electricity Consumption – 1

PowerCost Monitor Package

Last week I was contacted directly by Mr. Peter Porteous, CEO of Blue Line Innovations, Inc., the makers of the PowerCost Monitor™. This device, among other things displayed on its packaging, "...displays your current and total electricity usage in dollars and cents as well as kilowatt hours...". So what? Well, in an 'what gets measured gets done' tactic, if a home owner could receive constant, real time information on her / his home's electricity consumption, including the actual … [Read more...]

Water Heating Energy Conservation – 27 Tips

Editor's Note: To view the 500+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home we have collected, simply access our free home Energy Savings and Water Savings Guide, 2nd Edition Back on July 2nd, we released our updated Energy Savings and Water Savings Guide, now containing more than 500 money saving suggestions, ideas and tips we have collected from hundreds of households across North America over the past 20 months on ways to reduce energy and water consumption in and around the … [Read more...]

Water Conservation Outside The Home – 55 Tips Summary

Editor's Note: To view the 500+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home we have collected, simply access our Un-Official Guide To Home Energy & Water Conservation, 2nd Edition Back on July 2nd, we released our updated Un-Official Guide to Home Energy and Water Conservation, now containing more than 500 money saving suggestions, ideas and tips we have collected from hundreds of households across North America over the past 18 months on ways to reduce energy and water … [Read more...]

No Cost Home Cooling Tips – 2

Editor's Note: To view the 500+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home we have collected, simply access our Un-Official Guide To Home Energy & Water Conservation, 2nd Edition Yesterday we reviewed the first 12 of our 20+ home cooling energy conservation tips which will cost you absolutely nothing to do. Today we review the remaining 12 of the 20+ no cost ideas to keeping a home cooler in the summer. Number 173, Raise Temperature in Summer While at Work, is … [Read more...]

ecoENERGY

EnerGuide Rating

On January 1, 2008 we began a series of articles on our experiences with the Energy Efficiency Evaluation Report we received from the energy audit on our home as part of our participation in the ecoENERGY Retrofit program. Why? Well, because no other web site (government, private sector or individual blogger) has done this. Please, if you can find one as detailed as ours please tell us.     We believe it is important to educate all home owners on the tremendous value from … [Read more...]

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