by Harriet Bond
(San Francisco, CA, USA)
How you could save money and energy at the same time....did you know that you could actually save money every year especially on your utility bills at home?.
And did you also know that the thousands of dollars that you pay for your electricity consumption, half of it were actually not consumed but wasted? Other than that, a single home pollutes the air twice as much as an average vehicle.
On the other hand, the cars and other modes of transportation in United States is accountable for more than 60 percent of oil consumption in the country. It seems like making change to save the environment (andmoney) seems already impossible. But there are still ways on how you could save both at the same time. It all starts at home until you go to your office using your car.
If you would like to save right at your own home, the key is to have a energy-efficient plan. The first thing that you must do is to look at your home in individual parts. This is where you could start analyzing how much energy system is needed.
One example is the furnace. It can be your heating system that would not only cover the furnace but can be used to give heat all throughoutthe home at the same time. Simply create a series of ducts all over your home in order to heat up the place.
When creating this network of pipes, you have to make sure that you insulate and seal properly all the other parts of the house such as the doors, the windows, the attic, as well as the walls. The furnace can never if an effective energy saver and will be wasted instead if these mentioned parts where not accurately sealed.
Rather than approaching an energy-efficient home by rooms or by each part of the house, you could save more time, effort, and money if you would have a whole-house scheme instead. A house that is energy-efficient is truly a great investment. Although you have to shell out a few bucks at first, you can rest assure that the each and every penny spent is all worth it.
In the long run, you would notice that your utility bills will be reduced. Therefore, you will have more money to spend on more important things. Other than that, a home that is built with an energy-efficient system also has a higher value in case yo