A new set of light bulb rules that were signed into law by President George W. Bush in 2007 are slated to begin taking affect in early 2014. The law requires all bulb manufacturers to cease making standard incandescent 40 and 60 watt lights in favor of energy efficiency ones.
According to a new study from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, homeowners and buyers are willing to pay more for houses that have solar panels.
The state of California is going to begin imposing stronger building codes for developers and contractors over the course of the next year. These codes have been put into place to improve the state’s energy efficiency.
To avoid sky-high costs during the next few months, there are ways you can increase your energy efficiency and make sure you are getting the most out of your house. By changing a few things, you can save energy, money, and increase the long-term value of your house.
The state of Vermont has hugely profited since entering the cap-and-trade carbon allowance market of the northeast in 2009. It uses the money to invest in its own state wide program dedicated to cutting down heating costs for homeowners.
A new website launched by the non-profit group Appalachian Voices will help homeowners see what cost saving and energy efficient measures are being offered by their local utility companies.
Regulars in Colorado have paved the way for Xcel Energy to boost the amount of wind and solar power in its Colorado system. The approved request seeks to increase these renewable sources of energy in the state by 25 percent.
California is looking to nearly double its solar and wind energy reliance by the year 2020. For homeowners that want to make their houses more energy efficient, contact R&J Tinting for a variety of solar window films.