Energy experts call them “low-hanging fruit.” They are energy saving upgrades that offer outstanding ROI. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at some of the best green home improvements that will put money back in your pocket within two years.
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There’s now a definite chill in the air and the time has come to put the heating back on! But for older people and those who may be incapacitated, the winter can mean rising bills and worry about the financial implications. If you’re looking after elderly or ill relatives or friends this winter, you might wonder how best to allay their fears and ensure they stay safe, warm and comfortable in a cost effective way.
Well, there are plenty of things you can do to help save money, save energy and store heat and in this infographic, RadiatorValves4u shows you some tips and advice on what to do in regards to Power of Attorney for someone who may need you to take over the running of their household and financial situation.
Winter can be an unsettling, anxious time of year for those who aren’t able to get out and about, but with this infographic, you’ll get a great start on how best to help and alleviate their worries.
Have you thought about how energy inefficient your garage is? Most worry about keeping their home warm and comfy during the cold season, however, they fail to realize that their garage sucks out a lot of energy from their home.
Most of the energy used in our homes comes from fossil fuels. Burning fossil fuels produces CO2, a greenhouse gas which causes climate change.
There are many measures that you can take to make your home more energy efficient. These include; choosing double-glazed windows, improving your wall insulation and opting for lined curtains. Continue reading for more visual tips:
As most of us would probably agree, a good shower helps us get ready to start the day or wind down after a long day. Sure, you could shorten your shower by one minute and save 550 gallons of water a year. But some are not ready to give up any of their shower time. The good news is that consumers can switch their older model showerheads to a new WaterSense labeled showerhead that is certified to save at least 20% or more water and provide a satisfying spray. This amounts to saving 2,900 gallons of water a year! And switching to a WaterSense labeled showerhead not only saves water but also saves energy and money on your utility bills. Join Flo and her cat, Puddles, in making the switch to savings with WaterSense.
EPA’s WaterSense program is dedicated to helping Americans be water-efficient in their homes, both indoors and outdoors.
Right now it is summer here in Europe, and we know this sunny hot days don’t last the whole year so we have to make use of the natural resources we have. For instance, drying the clothes outside saves energy and gas. And is as efficient as a dryer machine, but natural! This infographic has some useful information for all of us, but focused on the USA. Take a look:
“With smart investments in sustainable technology, forward-thinking public policy, and an educated and active public, we can transform our cities and forge a sustainable future,” event organisers said. “Nothing is more powerful than the collective action of a billion people.”