It is important to think about the ways that the average homes today are actually hurting the environment, and the things that can be done about that fact. The average American household actually produces about two times the amount of greenhouse gas emissions that the average car does. Half of the energy costs go to either heating or cooling the home. However, there are things that can be done about this, if homes take the correct steps. Rising gas prices, coupled with tax incentives for those that use renewable energies, as well as the creation of more and more alternative energies each year, is leading to a world wide change in energy use.
Yearly Archives: 2017
As people have started looking towards alternative energy sources, bio-fuels have often come up as a solution. So what exactly are bio-fuels? How do they differ from fossil fuels? How are they produced? And are they a sustainable solution to the world’s energy crisis?
As the name implies, bio-fuels are fuels derived from…
As wind turbines become more and more popular on farmlands in Iowa, there is an increasing demand for people to have their own wind power home turbine. And this is what the Skadow family of Polk County successfully did.
Since the beginning of last year, the Skadow’s decided to go green and turn…
Handyman alert: solar energy power kits have arrived. The renewable energy explosion has people opting to add solar energy power to their homes. Some are going all out and totally off the grid, while others are wading in slowly. For the handyman, installing a solar energy kit is not difficult. Everything needed arrives in one package.
Almost everyone enjoys the Christmas festive season. It is a time when we can feel happy even though it may be cold and dark outside. The festival is not the same without the installation of various beautiful lights and decorations. Today many people are concerned about the rising cost of energy bills, to help alleviate this problem it is now possible to install solar Christmas lights. These have become very popular over the last few years and are now being bought by many families up and down the country.