Posts tagged with “home”

Why Cavity Walls Are Good For Your Home

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012

Houses in the UK that were built from 1920 onwards usually had external walls that have a small gap or cavity in between them. These are called “cavity walls”. The air gap works in the in the same principle as the air gap in double glazing which made the homes more energy efficient than the old … Read More »

Using Solar Photovoltaics Panels

Monday, 9 July, 2012

Around the world, the future is bright for using renewable energy resources, especially in a fast changing ecosystem. Utilizing renewable resources can not only supply electricity with unlimited and free resources, but it also helps to create local employment. Not to mention that it is very beneficial for our planet. Local governments, electric suppliers and … Read More »

Types Of Cavity Wall Insulation And Their Advantages

Wednesday, 4 July, 2012

If the gap on your cavity wall is unfilled, most likely you’re just wasting money. Although the walls naturally insulate, it wouldn’t be as much effective without some aid. Truth is, approximately 30-40% of residential heat loss can be attributed to lack in proper insulation. This is why devoting a certain amount of your budget … Read More »

Solar Energy for Your Home

Monday, 2 July, 2012

Solar energy is a renewable resource that is unlimited and always accessible, compared to fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas. It is a clean energy source and allocates for local energy independence that is free from pollution. The sun produces about 1,000 Watts per square meter that reaches the earth at noon … Read More »

Smart Tips In Buying A House For First-Time Buyers

Wednesday, 27 June, 2012

In buying a home, especially if it’s your first time, the first thing you should consider is the cost. If you find yourself in a situation where you realize that you have limited options in terms of what you can afford, never fear. Here are some creative ways of making the most out of your … Read More »

Energy Efficiency Guide For Home And Commercial Builders

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012

If incorporated in initial plans and home designs, builders and future homeowners can easily maximize renewable energy sources. Builders who desire a cost-effective, energy-efficient and comfortable living space should consider employing solar water heaters, photovoltaic systems, passive solar heating  and other techniques. Here are some easy benchmarks to ensure these ideas are incorporated to your … Read More »

5 Easy Steps In Utilizing Renewable Energy At Home

Monday, 18 June, 2012

Being responsible home owners, it is important that you utilize and integrate renewable energy into your daily lifestyle. Here are 5 simple ways: Self- Produce Energy Producing your own energy can be relatively simple. All you have to do is install energy generating equipment such as solar panels and small wind turbines in your home. … Read More »

Different Ways to Use Renewable Energy at Home

Wednesday, 23 May, 2012

Now more than ever, the increasing costs of electricity and natural gas are motivating people to look for cheaper alternatives. Being energy efficient shouldn’t be a challenge and, in fact, can be economically rewarding and make living in your homes more comfortable. Natural Home Heating There are several ways to heat your homes without blowing up your … Read More »

Renewable Energy – Should You Get It For Your Home?

Monday, 21 May, 2012

The cost of electricity and power has been rising throughout the years.  This is attributable to the fact that the supply for fossil fuels – which is the primary source of energy in the world, is dwindling. And as the saying goes: “if the demand is high, but the supply is low – costs will … Read More »

Boost Energy Savings by Insulating your Water Heater Tank

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012

Water heaters are one of the biggest consumers of energy in an average household. When you insulate water heater tanks, the amount of heat loss is decreased so you won’t have to shell out more money in water heating bills and hot water remains hot longer. Since traditional storage tanks constantly heat water, they actually … Read More »