• Hermansen posted an update 5 months, 1 week ago

    Very young kids can play with your electrical items or your electric outlets. Keep your appliances out of their reach. Your outlets need to be securely covered as well. Make it a point to always remind your kids not to poke electrical outlets.

    Then, you are going to choose a fridge. According to American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy,…[Read more]

  • Hermansen posted an update 5 months, 1 week ago

    Switch to a low-flow shower head. Another change you should make is switching to a low-flow showerhead. What does reducing your water use have to do with reducing energy consumption? According to a report by the California Efficiency Partnership, about 73% of the water you use in your shower is hot water, and hot water requires energy to create.…[Read more]

  • Hermansen posted an update 5 months, 1 week ago

    Now, you are at store and you want to buy eco-friendly home items. Find the products with Energy Star label. Energy Star is a sign indicating the model far exceeds the federal minimum requirement. If the product you buy has Energy Star sticker, it means that the product is energy efficient.

    If you like to monitor whole house energy uses at any…[Read more]

  • Hermansen posted an update 5 months, 1 week ago

    Let’s take a look at our fridge for example. The most praise we give it is when it manages to remain clean for a few days. Think about if you didn’t have it though. Your food bill would go through the roof because there would be no way to preserve your cold drinks, left overs or ice cream for that matter. These would be things you would just have…[Read more]