By Beth Buczynski on April 19, 2011
It’s estimated that the average American home uses over $2,000 of energy every year. Almost half of this amount is spent on heating and cooling costs alone.
By Matt Embrey on January 20, 2011
Morsø Jernstøberi, a Danish company, makes beautiful cast iron woodstoves with an amazing commitment to design and the environment. Coming in classic and contemporary styles, these striking stoves are made from 98% recycled material consisting of steel scrap (50%), returned and/or rejected cast iron stoves (35%) and recovered scrap from the cutting process (15%). All [...]
By Jeff McIntire-Strasburg on February 26, 2009
Spring might be just around the corner, but many of us have yet to leave behind winter temperatures. There are a lot of easy ways you can cut down on your heating bills like weatherstripping your windows, getting door snakes to cut down on drafts, and turning off your kitchen or bath exhaust fans. But [...]
By Doug Gunzelmann on August 6, 2008
My house has slate shingles and cooks in the summer like you wouldn’t believe. Sun Lizard Solar Climate Control Solutions uses zero emission technology to regulate these dynamics of temperature in your home using natural sources. Using special roof surfaces and solar heat bank cells to collect the sun’s energy during daylight hours the Sun [...]