Baltimore (USA) City snowplow on the job – Winters can be harsh at many places. Photo Courtesy: Waqas Bhatti There’s no question that winters in the Mid-Atlantic can be a little fierce. Although, we have gotten lucky the past two years in Baltimore and elsewhere, that doesn’t mean that Old Man Winter will be as […]
The Benefits Of Wood Heating
An Indoor Wood Boiler (left) to keep your home warm in winters. When it comes to heating your home, many Americans simply go with natural gas without much consideration to the other options available to them. This is not because they are not interested in ways in which they can be more environmentally conscious, or […]
Are Solar Panels A Viable Option For Heating Domestic Water?
Solar Panels on an old home – Photo Courtesy: Michael Coghlan With rising inflation and the average cost of living going up each year, we are all looking for ways to save money where we can. One area where we can save a lot of money is our utility bills – and many people […]
Why Insulating Your House Will Save You Money – And Where To Do It!
Insulation plays a huge part in saving your hard-earned money. It keeps a warm house warm and a cool house cool, and you need to make sure that your insulation is working properly for you. It may cost you a little money to get it up to scratch, but it will save you money […]
These Four Furnaces Will Save Tons Of Energy In The Home
A wall furnace in a home in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA – Photo Courtesy: Bart Everson We all want to be comfortable and cosy in our homes during the winter months, but the act for most can end up being one of balance. While keeping the home consistently warm can actually reduce costs when compared […]
Weird Tips To Improve Insulation In Your Home
You can hang a carpet on a wall where it can make a nice art installation and also absorb both heat and sound. Photo Courtesy: Alpha Insulating your rooms is an important consideration if you want to get the most from your home, stay eco efficient and avoid high bills. Insulation will help you to […]
Central Heating: Radiators not hot enough?
Photo Courtesy: Simon James If you are like me, then you would have been revelling in the fact that your central heating has been off for the last few months of summer and your heating bills have subsequently been significantly reduced. Sadly, we are slowly rolling back around to the time when we need to […]