Energy Efficiency

Tesla’s New Line of Solar Panels Has Been Unveiled Thumbnail

A metal roof can help save roughly 25% off of annual home energy bills, but thanks to Tesla, roofing could soon be even more energy efficient, as well as cost friendly. "We really need to make solar panels as appealing as electric cars have become," said Elon Musk, founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla. [...]

An Eco-friendly Approach to Savings Thumbnail

Going green doesn’t mean you have to forego all your creature comforts.  You don’t need to ditch your refrigerator just to save a little money on monthly utilities or help the environment. And eco-friendly products don’t have to break the bank. Although some energy saving products are more expensive to purchase initially, they save you [...]

Take the pLEDge and Switch to LED Bulbs Thumbnail

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by GE Lighting. As usual, all opinions are accurate and fully my own. I may or may not be that mom. You know what I mean. The one who walks into rooms to turn the lights off and open the windows during the daytime, and constantly reminds everyone to turn [...]

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 [...]