By Cindy Zhang, Arqtech:
In these times, we are trending towards finding different solutions to use green energy in our everyday lives. Have you wondered exactly what green energy is? Simply said, it’s energy that’s renewable and has a positive impact on the environment. Read on to learn how to use green energy to make your home more energy efficient.
Replace old, energy-hogging appliances with new versions that are Energy Star rated. This rating is given only to energy efficient appliances that are guaranteed to save energy over standard appliances like the ones you are replacing. Fridges and freezers with the rating use at least 20% less energy, dishwashers use 40% less, and washing machines use at least half the energy of non-rated models.
If you’re one of a lot of people who want to have a greener life and you desire to save our planet’s energy, there’s lots of things that you can do. You do not have to spend money to help, but you can clean your furnace filters once each month and set your heat to 60 degrees if you are not home… Read more