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  • Heating Your Home and Solar Power Efficient Appliances  By : Gugu Maseko
    It doesn't matter if you are building your home or remodeling, you can turn it into a solar energy home by making a few simple changes to your plan. If electric and gas become hard to manage you may want to consider heating your home with the sun. Solar energy is the heat that comes from the sun down to the earth. When it reaches the earth it spreads evenly but you may need it to go to a certain area like your home. How do you get that much sunlight to heat a home? It's easy to do and takes a few extra steps to help get it started.
  • Heat Pumps: A Household Mystery Explained  By : Jen Garvin
    Why do most people seem so confused and bewildered about heat pumps? They have been around now for at least several decades, yet the technology behind them seems to mystify so many people. So, I decided to research this subject for myself in order to tell you how - in layman's terms - these things work
  • A Green Approach to Construction  By : Trev Verte
    As the world changes, we are starting to give some thought to the impact we as a society are making on the world. One development from this is the concept of green building.

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