Deck the Halls With Something Eco: Green Ideas for a Sustainable Holiday

It’s beginning to look a lot like climate change. We know that’s not how the song goes, but with all the environmental damage that accompanies the holiday season – think pollution, trash, waste, and an ever-expanding carbon footprint, not to … Continue reading

Eco-Friendly Holiday Hostess Gifts

Ready or not, here come the holidays! And along with all those Black Friday sales, must-make recipes, TV specials and ugly sweaters, there’s a long list of holiday parties you’ll want to attend. Don’t arrive empty handed! Instead, come bearing … Continue reading

Tips for Enjoying Fall Foliage

There’s so much to love about fall: cool weather, pumpkin-spiced everything, festive holidays and an extra hour of sleep (major bonus!). But it wouldn’t be autumn without the magnificent, colorful show staged as the leaves change colors to rich shades … Continue reading

Tips for a Green Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving could possibly be the best holiday! It provides us with an opportunity to express our gratitude and celebrate the Earth’s bounty and all that it gives us throughout the year. Unfortunately, the way most people commemorate the day involves … Continue reading

The ecobee Smart Thermostat: Saving Energy and Saving You Money on Energy Bills

“Set it and forget it.”  We love this idea! Especially as it applies to home thermostats. Like most of us, you likely go back and forth to the thermostat in your home – trying to get the temperature just right. … Continue reading

The Future of Alternative Energy

Let’s face it:  We live in a world of high energy consumption. Every day, we’re making meals, heating and air conditioning our homes, we’re driving to and from work, checking our phones, showering, and even using power to get and … Continue reading