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Arizona is known for its hot climate and unique desert landscape. In this blog post, we’ll go over some tips for owning a home in Arizona, what you should know before moving there, and home design tips to keep your new place comfortable all year long.
Now is the time for action when it comes to reducing your carbon footprint, especially with new building regulations coming into effect on new homes. The above are all effective ways to reduce your carbon footprint and save money, and combining these together could have a transformative impact on your footprint and personal finances.
Air conditioner units have gone from luxurious items to essential appliances. Sweltering temperatures make using an air conditioner a necessity. However, as much as we enjoy the coolness they bring, there is a downside, the increase in electricity bills. Read on to discover some tips to help you use your air conditioner and still save money.
It is possible to have an eco-friendly curb appeal for your home. You'll achieve this by painting with low-VOC paint, using LED lights, investing in durable and low maintenance outdoor furniture, creating a compost pile, installing a rain barrel, and energy-efficient windows. By taking these steps, you will not only be doing something good for the environment, but you will also be improving the look of your home.
Switching to solar energy can effectively help cut down your expenses and your carbon footprint. With that said, if you already have a solar energy system installed, you want to make sure that you’re taking full advantage of the available solar energy. Here are a few tips to ensure that you’re getting the optimum output from your solar system:
Every dedicated gardener wants their garden to stand out with lighting and decor. All those little details like path lights, lanterns, or even a fountain can set the mood, but all of these things run on energy. This is why switching to solar-powered garden accessories is a great first step. Then, you'll get all the beauty of regular lights without the extra energy usage.
Here are some of the steps you can take to significantly reduce your carbon footprint, which is the amount of carbon dioxide released into the air due to your day-to-day activities. According to one study by Yale University researchers, approximately one percent of Americans actively reduce their carbon footprint. That being said, how can you reduce your carbon footprint?
Home renovations can be incredibly stressful with constant noise, dust, and workers. In addition to being thrown out of your daily routine, there is also the stress of the cost of remodeling your home. Whether you’re planning an attic conversation or upgrading your bathroom, the expenses can quickly get out of control. A bit of seemingly innocent advice from the contractor or switching to a different material at the last minute and boom- you’ve inflated your renovations costs to an alarming degree. Increased costs are the last thing you want on top of the inevitable stress of getting your house remodeled. Lucky for you, we’re sharing the best ways to cut costs on your home renovation. Take a look.