Lindsey at Green Home Improvement has pointed out a great site that I think most of you readers would find helpful. Please check it out, and I'm also including a snippet of an article from her site. Click on the link below it to read the full article. Thanks for the great site, Lindsey!
From Green Home Improvement :
"Saving Energy At Home"
"I've learned about a lot of big and small things you can do to save energy in the home. I've managed to do all the small stuff, and if it weren't for the fact that I rent my home, I'd have already delved into the bigger stuff. Here's a start...
The small stuff:
CFL Lightbulbs--When your next light burns out, replace it with a CFL (don't replace it before it burns out, as replacing when unnecessary is a huge waste of energy). Compact Fluorescent Lamps will cost more, but last WAY longer, and use up less electricity.
Life unplugged--Unplug appliances when you're not using them, including laptops once they've charged. Just plugged-in cords drain electricity...."
Read the rest at http://greenhomeimprovement.com/ideas/saving-energy-at
Thanks again for the blog suggestion, Lindsey. Your blog has been added to our blogroll on the sidebar. Be sure check out this site periodically!