The Twelve Days of a Green Christmas…Seventh Day…

On the seventh day of Christmas my green friend gave to me...7 LEDs, 6 fair-trade chocolates, 5 solar lights, 4 faucet aerators, 3 large rain-barrels, 2 new thermostats and a live...Christmas tree! In case you just started reading my Twelve Days of a Green Christmas and are wondering why, on New Year's Eve, I am writing about … Continue reading The Twelve Days of a Green Christmas…Seventh Day…

The Twelve Days of a Green Christmas…Second Day…

...On the second day of Christmas my green friend gave to me...2 new thermostats...and a live Christmas tree! Programmable thermostats are a low cost addition to maintaining the comfort level of your home as well as reducing your monthly electric consumption.  Many of us leave in the morning and are gone most of the day … Continue reading The Twelve Days of a Green Christmas…Second Day…

Energy-Efficient Tax Credits Reinstated

Earlier this year several EnergyStar tax credits were reinstated. If you made (make) any EnergyStar home improvements from January 1, 2012 through the end of this year tax credits up to $500 per project are available for qualifying products.