By Allison Leahy on April 7, 2011
Appliances like refrigerators, microwaves, desktops and televisions draw power from the grid even when they’re switched off, but just how many kWh are lost to these energy vampires? These inexpensive smart tools will find your answers and save you greenbacks.
By Beth Buczynski on April 5, 2011
Your home’s lighting can have a big impact on both how much energy you use, and how comfortable or cozy your home feels.
By Beth Buczynski on March 1, 2011
Depending on the age and efficiency of your home, keeping it comfortable all year long could be a daunting (and expensive) task.
By Samantha Tackeff on December 21, 2008
Tonight marks the first night of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of Lights. While both cultural consumerism and family tradition has led me to closely associate the holiday with eight days of gifts and wild amounts of potato pancakes (latkes) and deep fried foods like Sufganiot (Jelly Donuts, see above), the story of Hanukkah itself is [...]