Switching to green energy may seem like a lot of work, but it can actually be quite simple. You can help the environment, regardless of how large-scale the changes you make to your habits are. In the paragraphs that follow, you will find different ways to get into green energy.
Switch to a solar water heater to heat your pools, showers, hot tubs and kitchen faucets to save money. Using gas or electricity to heat water isn’t efficient. However, solar water heaters use the sun to make water comfortable and reduce energy consumption. Although these upgrades could cost a lot, they also might qualify for energy tax deductions.
Turn off the kitchen, bathroom, and any other exhaust fans as soon as you no longer need them. Some people leave the fans on for 20 minutes or so, but it is better to leave them on for no longer than five minutes after showering, bathing, or cooking is finished. Continue reading