Author Archives: DIY GoGreen

Wash clothes in cold water to save $63 a year. Install a programmable thermostat to save up to 10% on cooling and heating costs. Use your window shades. Close blinds on the sunny side in summer to keep out the hot sun, and open them in winter to bring in warm rays. Turn off all lights, appliances and electronics […]

When assessing the green credentials of your house, or investigating where green improvements could be introduced, there are a number of areas to explore. Many green solutions are relatively straightforward, while some will involve major upheaval and may be more suited to a new-build project than a retrospective fit. Use the information given here as […]