One of the big things that most households need to do to conserve energy is ensure the home insulation is sufficient. By getting sufficient insulation installed (such as loft insulation, garage insulation and pipe lagging ) homeowners can be warm in the winter and cool in the summer… that is temperature comfort year round.
There is a UK-based online shop that specializes in eco-friendly products and their mission is to focus on energy saving products like those mentioned. While helping customers to save on energy costs inside of the house, they can also help with saving money outside. For instance, by using solar powered outdoor lighting, which not only highlights a beautifully landscaped lawn but it also provides security for your family.
Now that I have moved from a house to an apartment I do not have to concern myself – too much – with those types of concerns, but I do need to get back into the habit of recycling and up-cycling as well as putting my reusable shopping bags back in service. I guess it does not help that the bags are sitting on the floor in the back of my closet.
How do you save money and energy around your house? Any tips for recycling and saving energy for apartment dwellers? I am having a little trouble with that because of the limited space and I have to come up with a solution quickly since of my children is on the “we have to start recycling again” warpath.