Rechargeable batteries are more eco-friendly than disposable batteries and cost less in the long run. They’re better for nearly everything.
You don’t need to invest in an entire rooftop solar system to take advantage of solar energy. Just get some outdoor solar LED lights. You can get lights with a built-in solar collector or lights with a solar panel you can mount at a distance. In that case, if you want to put lights in spots that don’t get much sunlight, you can mount the panel in a spot that does. There, it can enhance the beauty of your lawn and garden.
Building codes constantly change to mandate energy efficiency. The newer a house is, the more likely it is to be energy efficient. But what are your home improvement options if you live in an older home?
It’s easy to think that we have to make big sacrifices or investments to have a good environmental impact. Things like installing solar panels or embracing a vegan lifestyle. In fact, we can help the environment by develop little eco-friendly habits.
When you use less gas, you save money and use up less fossil fuel. Obvious, right? But you also save whatever it would have cost to refine and transport the gas you don’t use. And when you save gas, you reduce air pollution.
Choosing the right thermostat for your home is more complicated than it used to be. Not long ago, you only had a choice among brands of manual thermostats. You can still get a manual thermostat if you want. But now you need to consider the features of programmable thermostats and smart thermostats.