1. Living Off The Grid

    We all dream of an entirely sustainable world. While this is a large dream, indeed, it is first achievable in our homes. One of the best things about our modern society is a large push for sustainable energy use. This means that wanting to live “off the grid” doesn’t mean you have to live like cavemen. This is the 21st century, after all! For human life to thrive, we need food, water and shelter. Yet in today’s modern times, we use a lot of electricity. The most difficult piece of living a sustainable life is providing enough electricity to maintain the 2015 lifestyle. The use of solar…Read More

  2. Choosing The Right Energy Efficient Windows

    If you’ve lived in your home for a very long time or recently moved into an old home, one of the best upgrades you can do for yourself is purchasing energy efficient windows. Depending on the window style, it is probably going to save you money to replace rather than try and try again to fix up the windows you have right now. To improve your home energy use through your window optimization, you need to consider the orientation of your home and climate. The climate here in NC can be quite moderate. We’d say it’s subtropical which means it’s relatively warm during the summer and can cool…Read More

  3. 3 Ways To Boost Energy Efficiency Without Buying New Windows

    As summer creeps upon us, we find ourselves outside playing in the sun, enjoying having kids home from school and weekend BBQs with friends. We also find ourselves with a warm house, a cranked air conditioner and a high energy bill. There’s really no escaping the heat and humidity here in North Carolina, so we have to make the best of it. While there are plenty of tips for keeping cool without turning on your air conditioner, here are three tips for decreasing your energy bill by a little Do-It-Yourself for more energy efficient windows.   Tip 1: Add storm windows. These are typically a qui…Read More