Energy Efficiency

Amp Up Your Energy Efficiency Thumbnail

Are you spending too much on energy bills each month? Maybe you’re simply looking for a means to reduce your carbon footprint. In either case, the expense of electricity, heat and running water can easily get out of hand, particularly as the season changes. Depending on your household budget, there are a variety of investments you [...]

How do you Prepare Your Home for Fall? Thumbnail

Summer in Georgia this year has been brutal. OK. If I'm honest, every summer in Georgia is brutal. Stepping outside can feel a lot like sticking your head in the oven. As such, my family has spent most of the past few months indoors with the air-conditioner running at full blast. The folks at www.snowdonia.com.au [...]

A Green Approach to Heating and Cooling Thumbnail

It is no secret that HVAC units use a large amount of energy. In fact, it is estimated that in the middle of summer and winter, heating and cooling comprise 50% of the average home energy bill. In addition to costing you money, using a lot of energy consumes a substantial amount of natural resources. [...]

5 Signs of a Great HVAC Company Thumbnail

Calling a repair technician to fix a problem in your home can feel like a gamble. While it is often necessary to hire experts, some companies take advantage of their customers' lack of knowledge. The stress of hiring professionals can be especially heightened when your HVAC system breaks down, since these repairs are essential but [...]

Lutron: Your Home in its #BestLight Thumbnail

Like all parents, I spend a lot of time telling my daughter to turn off the lights. This is particularly true when she's in her brightly-lit room in the middle of the day. With the light on. For no discernible reason. So when Lutron approached me to partner with them about a potential solution, I [...]