Leaky House? Try a Blower Door Test

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Do you have a leaky house? Let us help. Summer is finally here, and it’s hot, hot, hot out there. As outside temperatures continue to rise, you may notice that parts of your home have a hard time… Read More

Seven Earth Day Activities To Explore in Every Neighborhood

Earth day is Saturday, April 22, and celebrations are popping up around town. Wondering what to check out this weekend to celebrate? We’ve done the legwork for you and found some of the most exciting activities in Nashville and… Read More

Nashville Strives to Become Greenest City in the Southeast

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Nashville Mayor, Megan Barry, recently released a list of priorities with the goal of making Nashville “the greenest city in the Southeast.” Some of the goals include adding solar panels to government buildings, increased residential recycling, and planting… Read More

10 Simple New Year’s Resolutions for Greener, More Cost-Effective Living

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It’s a new year, and most of you are in the process of planning your resolutions for the coming year. Why not consider including some easily-attainable green resolutions on your list? There are several easy steps that you… Read More

Easy and Creative Ways to Save Energy This Halloween

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Not only is Halloween quickly approaching, October is also National Energy Action Month. So, October may be a great time to consider your energy-saving goals and ways to make your home more sustainable (and save money too). Here are… Read More

5 Ways to “Fall” Into Good Energy Saving Habits this Autumn

Source: http://energy.gov/energysaver/fall-and-winter-energy-saving-tips The sun is starting to set earlier and the air feels a little crisper, which can only mean one thing — fall is upon us. The changing of the seasons is the perfect time to take… Read More

Your Furry Friend Can Help You Be More Energy Efficient Too

Are you guilty of a leaky dog door? Many pet owners do not realize just how leaky dog doors can be. The combination of pet movement in and out of the house as well as outside wind forces… Read More

Four Reasons to Join the CSA Craze

Have you ever heard of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) before? CSA is the fresher and easier way to purchase your favorite organic fruits and veggies while supporting local farmers. It’s an easy process. Pay your local farmer a… Read More

Four Reasons to Line Dry Your Clothes 

Source: WiseBread Line Drying Saves Energy. While high efficiency machines may save some energy, most older model dryers use about 3.3 kilowatt hours per load (source: Simpledollar.com). That’s more than double what a large window AC unit uses per… Read More

Low Cost Ways to Insulate Your Windows and Doors

Insulating a home may seem like an expensive endeavor, but the truth is that there are a variety of economical ways to protect your home without sacrificing quality and performance. Insulating your home’s windows and doors yourself will… Read More