Tag: energy efficiency

An energy efficient hair dryer?

An energy efficient hair dryer?

I wanted to see just how low I can make my electric bill. So, I started thinking about the things in my house that use the most electricity. Air conditioner – that’s pretty obvious. Refrigerator. Hair dryer. Really, those are the only big culprits. I use minimal lighting, and it is all compact fluorescent. My …

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Casa Verde: My green home

Casa Verde: My green home

I live in a green home. It’s painted green, and I’m making it environmentally green as well. When I moved into Casa Verde (my name for my home), I knew the roof needed some repair. After a few nervous rain storms, I decided that I would sleep better if I just replaced the whole roof… …

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