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Weighing up Your Best Heating Options

Last week I wrote about the balance between time and money in life and in renovation, and which heaters are good, bad and okay.

To review, most of us trade our time for money and our money for time. 555 more words

Eco Thrifty Renovation

Several schools in SCS push to save energy, recognized by EPA

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County Schools estimated by the time the school year ends, the district will have spent about $27.5 million on energy bills. 352 more words


11 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Doing Laundry

Laundry can be a costly chore when you factor in everything you need in order to do a load of laundry. Most washer and dryer units will run you anywhere from $600-$2000 or more depending on how fancy you want to get. 574 more words


The City Energy Efficiency Scorecard is around the corner. How will your city rank?

By David Ribeiro, Research Analyst

This is a busy time of year in competitive sports. Top teams in the NBA (including our hometown Wizards) and NHL are competing for the Larry O’Brien Trophy and Stanley Cup. 245 more words

Green Living

All The HVAC Advice You Need To Know To Save Money

An HVAC system is a key component to any home, and if it goes bad on you then it can be a major problem. If you would like good tips on keep an HVAC in good working order, then the following article will do just that. 245 more words


Model home tour: Valecraft opens the Carlyle at Woodroffe Lofts in Barrhaven

Leafy suburbia just got a green boost thanks to the opening of a model suite at Valecraft Homes’ Woodroffe Lofts in Barrhaven.

The model and the entire development boast ample eco-aware creds including an Energy Star rating that distinguishes Woodroffe Lofts from many other condo projects that are built just to code. 881 more words


Sceptre and the Environment

As the presence of technology and electronics grow in our lives, the number of gadgets we own grows as well. Cell phones, tablets, laptops, TVs, and now smartwatches- they are becoming essentials in our everyday lives. 440 more words