Over half of the electricity in the U.S. is produced by burning coal, which releases carbon dioxide and other pollutants into the atmosphere. To reduce your carbon footprint, consider purchasing green power for your home instead. Watch this video to find out more.
Using wind power to produce electricity for your home hasn’t been very practical until now, since most U.S. residential areas don’t receive consistent winds. However, wind turbines are now available that work in winds as low as 2 m.p.h. and weigh under 100 pounds. Watch this video to find out more.
Reclaimed lumber is existing lumber salvaged from old buildings and warehouses that is reused as is or milled into flooring and molding. Using reclaimed lumber is very eco-friendly, since it reduces the number of trees cut and the energy used to produce lumber. Watch this video to find out more.
Living an eco-friendly lifestyle – by recycling, saving energy, and preserving natural resources – is the right thing to do to make the world a better place and preserve it for future generations. Watch this video to find out more.
Post-consumer recycling is the process of collecting material used by consumers – such as paper, cardboard, aluminum, steel, glass, and plastic – and turning the waste into more products. Watch this video to find out more.
You may be aware that plastic bottles can be recycled into a number of items, including building materials such as fencing and composite decking. But there’s another use for recycled plastic which you might not know about: carpeting for your home! Watch this video to find out more.
Conducting an energy audit on your home to check for air leaks, and fixing any problems that are found, can reduce your energy costs by as much as 30%. Watch this video to find out how to conduct a do-it-yourself energy audit on your home.