Tag: "efficiency"

When the Lights Make You Dizzy

April 26th, 2013
"It's like the 1900s all over again," said Phil Jones, green building expert. He was talking about lighting. Not since the development of the incandescent has the market for light bulbs been so confusing. That's because lighting technology is advancing rapidly. This is great for energy efficiency, but it presents a problem for consumers. Visit any lighting section today and you'll find a ton of choices with little explanation as to what those choices mean. more »

This Week's Small Step: Give Care to Your Fridge

March 30th, 2012
The men in my house have learned by now that it is best to stay out of my way during spring cleaning. This is the season when, room by room, the place gets ripped apart, cleaned, and put back together all in attempt to make life happier and easier for the rest of the year. more »