From the monthly archives:

March 2010

Tweet Your turn: We love our house but hate the electric bills.  I always thought that foam insulation on the attic roof inside would help but others disagree. We have a gigantic roof with lots of space and lots of hot air. Would this help and what could we expect to pay?  We would like […]

Tweet Want to know how best to set a programmable thermostat…or… Maybe you already have one but never felt confident with fiddling with it? Here’s a great FREE tool that’s fun and fast. Simply follow the arrows and prompts displayed to the right side of the displayed thermostat. Go ahead and try it……(you know you […]

Tweet Here’s What They Said: Renovation Project Makes Old House Environmentally Friendly Click thru Photos 8 to 15 Many Thanks to our Green Partnership Sponsors and Companies for such great efforts on our 2010 Green Remodel Idea House: General  Contractor:       Showcase Construction Plumbing fixtures:           Moen – shower room Plumbing fixtures:           Kohler – […]

Tweet I love this wonderful free kitchen tool – It’s a refrigerator age calculator. You’d be startled to learn just how much electricity your refrigerator is gobbling up every day. Department of Energy says besides air conditioners, your refrigerator or freezer is the second biggest user of electricity at home (about 13.7%) . I bet […]

Tweet Today the paint colors in my new office put me in the perfect Saint Patrick’s Day mood.  Three of the walls are  spa-like sea foam green called ‘Stillness’ and the last is a darker peacock green called ‘Crownhill’ accent. I love those names. In fact I’m not sure which convinced me when I decided […]