Energy conservation

Built Green and Sustainable Living Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Saving Money and Energy When Drying Clothes So you think you know how to save money and time when drying your clothes? Sure, you just pop them in the dryer and push the button.  Not so fast. If you’re rethinking your energy usage and looking for ways to save time and money, this post will give you more insights than you ever […]
Built Green and Sustainable Living Have a Very Merry "Green" Holiday Attention all you Seattle eastsiders: Have a Very Merry “Green” Holiday! Holiday Lights Looking for a last minute gift idea? Give a tote bag or sign someone up for weekly home deliveries of local produce.  Full Circle Farms has terrific produce available. Can you re-use a potato chip bag to wrap presents? Check this video […]
Energy conservation Five Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Heating Bill What costs you the most money to maintain your home?  I bet your heating bills are at or near the top of the list. Here are 5 easy ways you can help your heating system to be more efficient and help to save you money. Change your furnace filter regularly– I know few people seem […]
Built Green and Sustainable Living I Gave A Friend Away to Save Money and Reduced My Carbon Footprint He’s gone.  They carted him away today after our very long relationship, a longer one than I’ve had with my husband.  He’s always been a little chilly, in fact, downright cold. But he was faithful, always ready, and never needed any fixing.  He moved with me from an apartment to two homes, from the east […]
Built Green and Sustainable Living I Need to Learn How to Reduce My Carbon Footprint I have a big, fat carbon footprint! I’m surprised and I’m not happy.  I took a survey to determine my carbon footprint and found out that it takes over 30 acres to support my lifestyle. If everyone lived the way I did, it would take multiple planets to support all the people on earth!  Very […]
Built Green and Sustainable Living Bill Gates Calls for Zero Energy Emissions It’s funny, last night I was just talking with a neighbor about Bill Gates and how he and Melinda had the power to change the world, making it a better place for all.  Previously, The Gates Foundation has focused mostly on health and education.  Now Mr. Gates is taking on climate change. Gates spoke about […]
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