Not long ago, going GREEN didn’t mean much to many of us, but once people realized is about saving money along the way they started acting more interested.
We all need to start somewhere,…small steps,one a the time, go through some classes, educate yourself, and once you learned more, you will like to implement those ideas in you house. Lear how to increase your savings by following these tips.
Once you learned that using CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Lights) saves about 75% in energy costs, then that will be the first step you want to take for your house; when compare the consumption with the incandescent bulbs, the saving are huge! After replacing all old light bulbs with the CFL in all fixtures, you should seat around and watch out for your electric bill to drop.
Every new task you approach that will create some savings in the house that will enhance your savings, making you green, – should be looked at like an initial investment.
Another area you would like to consider is to invest in a dishwasher, if possible an energy start rated unit; the main difference is in the water usage, – hand washing vs dish washing. Occasionally people will say, I like to do hand dishes, – and yet, they don’t consider the water running for such a long time…before all are clean and rinse, your water consumption is already high, and so is the amount of soap!
We will be looking into some free ideas in this article that will help with Greening a place and saving money.
– Do not place your stove, dishwasher or other heat producing units next to the refrigerator or freezer
– One common thing is, people overlook using cloth rags instead of towel paper; it’s still a better option even so you have to do laundry – or use sham-wow!
– Find a better cleaner, use a concentrated one, – like this, you have one container to throw away only, – a cleaner with organic ingredients will have a lesser impact on the clothes and the Earth.
– Place recycle bins in your office – that will make it easy for you to remember recycling.
Sometimes, even a simple redesigning of a property, – starting with the furniture, window treatments and things of this nature, will make a great difference in how your house can have functions that benefit you.
Interior designer consultant’s free initial visit can guide and initiate you into the first steps in the wright direction.
An informed public can make educated decisions and soon our population can move forward towards a more eco-friendly society.