Category Energy Efficiency

types of green flooring

ELA’s Guide to Sustainable Green Flooring

Green and sustainable alternatives are gaining popularity in home improvement projects as consumers are more concerned about health and nature preservation. Green materials in buildings will enhance resident’s health, improve energy efficiency, and reduce waste. There are different brands and options of green flooring; each has different strengths and features. Therefore, you should first determine […]

What Are Energy Efficient Windows and Doors?

As windows and doors can bring wonderful sunlight and provide access points into our homes, they are also the source of energy loss in the house. A window’s energy efficiency can be improved by installing storm windows, sealing air leaks by caulking and weather-stripping, and adding window treatments or coverings. When a door is old […]

Smart Thermstat Controls

Top 10 easy tips to keep your house cooler

With this stifling heat in Arizona, most residents are relying on air conditioning to survive the summer. However, there are a lot of ways to cool down the indoor temperature of your home aside from cranking the AC unit. Keep interior doors open Keeping the doors open stimulates air flow, making the cooling process faster and […]

How to Fix Common AC Problems

As the temperatures continue to rise this month, it is important to make sure your AC is working properly. If you notice some issues with your air conditioning unit there are steps you can take before you hire a professional to look at it. Check out these DIY fixes that can save you time and […]

Technology That Can Make Your Home Greener

Heating, cooling, electricity, water usage – all of this can add up, especially if you live in the desert. If you want to make your home more environmentally and financially friendly but don’t know where to start, look no further.  Technology is here to the rescue! Here are some gadgets, apps, and hacks that can […]

Installing Proper Insulation

Now that it is finally getting cooler, weatherizing your home for the cooler months may be beneficial to you. Keeping your home comfortable and preventing the temperature from fluctuating from outside weather can be solved by installing insulation. Insulation slows down the transfer of heat, so warm air inside won’t permeate through the walls as […]

The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

Sometimes referred to as instantaneous water heaters, these water heaters do just that; provide your home with hot water instantaneously when it is needed. A tankless water heater may be right for your home, however, if you are considering installing a tankless water heater you need to make sure you have all of the facts. […]