Renting? It’s Still Possible to Have an Energy-Efficient Home

While fancy amenities like granite countertops and walk-in closets were popular before, the new budget-savvy renter is looking for a well-built and energy-efficient home. In fact, according to, added features that save renters money, like paid utilities and washers and dryers in units, topped the list of popular amenities from February to August 2009.

Calculating Solar Panel Return on Investment

If you are considering purchasing a solar panel (especially a large one), you probably want to know your solar panel ROI (return on investment). Just how soon will your panel pay for itself? There are various factors that need to be considered in order to properly calculate the return on your investment with solar panels.

Green Living: A Plus For Our Planet

Green Living: A Plus For Our PlanetHow green is your world? For some of us, the inconvenient truth is this: When it comes to “greening” our home, our lifestyle, our family and our pets, we are not always sure where to begin. Here are some easy-to-embrace, eco-friendly tips. Try some. Try them all. We and the planet may be better for them.