Rechargeable Batteries vs Disposable Save Money

Calculate How Much Money You Can Save with Rechargeable Batteries Now for those of you that would like to enter different numbers and specifications for different batteries you can do so with the calculator below and it will calculate the same calculations I’ve done above for my battery usage and choice of batteries. You may […]
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Homemade Eco Friendly Dishwasher Detergent

So you want to make your own dishwasher detergent! This is a very good product to make. It will save you money, save the environment, and save your health! Just think of all those harsh chemicals being blasted onto your dishes, silverware, and glasses! You put your food on them, eat from them, and drink […]
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Homemade All Purpose Eco Friendly Cleaner

There are many harmful chemicals in your name brand everyday all purpose cleaners. Very few are all natural. If you’re looking to make your own all purpose cleaner that will save you money as it’s cheap to make and keep you, your family, and your environment safe from harmful chemicals continue reading to learn how […]
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Homemade Eco-Friendly Powdered Laundry Soap

Your average everyday name brand laundry detergents usually contain all kinds of chemicals you don’t want on your clothes, draining into your earth, or getting on your skin. These normal laundry detergents are also very expensive! You can make your own eco-friendly green laundry soap that works very effectively cleaning your clothes and doesn’t contain […]
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Save on Heating with Indoor Dryer Vent

I’m always trying to find ways to save money. I always use a humidifier in the winter time in my home because then you can lower your thermostat for your heat a couple degrees and it still feels warmer. This also helps get rid of static electricity by having moisture in the air. This will […]
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Homemade Eco-Friendly Window Cleaner

There are many types of window cleaners on the market today, some eco-friendly, some with harsh chemicals in them. If you are wanting to go green you can go out and buy some eco-friendly window cleaner at your local stores or you can buy them online at amazon.com. You might find your eco friendly window […]
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Cover Leaking Windows with Plastic

A lot of old windows in your home, apartment, duplex, etc. may be old and leaking. This can allow hot air in your home to escape as well as let cold air in. You can solve this by installing new windows, re-caulk your windows, or cover your windows in plastic. Methods to Stop Windows from […]
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Calculator to Calculate Kwh

If you are wanting to calculate your home’s kWh usage you can use this kWh calculator below to calculate kWh. This calculator uses the same kWh formula found on Formula for kWh Calculator. You may also be interested in a kWh meter to monitor certain electrical devices in your home or even your entire home. […]
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How Many Watts Do I Need to Generate

I’ve had a lot of people asking me the following questions: How big of a generator do I need? How many watts does my generator need to be? How many solar panels do I need? How many watts does the wind turbine need to put out to power my home? So I made this calculator […]
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Solar Power vs. Wind Power Pros and Cons

After doing some research on renewable energy systems or alternative energy systems as many will call them, I wanted to get the information out there as far as the advantages and disadvantages of the 2 main renewable energy systems, wind turbine generators and photovoltaic solar panels. Both solar panel and wind generator systems are similar […]
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Turn Off Your Furnace in the Summer Time Save Gas

In the warm months of summer you don’t use your furnace to heat your home. So why not shut it off? You may not think about it, but your furnace still consumes natural gas, propane, which ever you use, during the summer, even though you are not using your furnace at all. Your furnace will […]
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Save Money Vacuuming with Eureka Envirovac

Everyone vacuums their home, some more than others. This helps keep your home cleaner. Vacuuming your carpets also helps your carpet last longer! The thing most of you don’t think about is while you’re vacuuming, you are using electricity! Most vacuum cleaners will consume 12 amps of electricity! That is 1,440 watts of electricity being […]
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Save Money Doing Laundry Washing Clothes

You can save money easily while washing your clothes by washing your loads of laundry in cold water or sometimes warm water, but never hot water. Many people think washing clothes in hot water will get them cleaner, sorry, but you are wrong. Learn to save money on electricity if you are using a electric […]
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Save Money Doing Laundry Drying Clothes

Everyone has to do laundry. Everyone can save money while doing their laundry. This go green tip will teach you how to save money while drying your clothes. The average family will spend $156/year drying clothes in their homes, around $390 if you go to a laundry mat! Continue reading this go green article to […]
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Appliances Still Use Power When Turned Off

A lot of people think when they turn off an electrical appliance that it doesn’t use any power. Time to think again, most electrical devices in your home still use electricity while turned off! Crazy! Some appliances never actually turn off, they are still consuming power in a standby power mode. Some electrical appliances in […]
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How Much Energy Does My Computer Monitor Use

Some of you out there are curious to how much it cost to use a CRT monitor vs. a LCD monitor or Liquid Crystal Display computer monitor. Well your short answer is that a LCD monitor will use less electricity than the CRT monitor saving you money. LCD Advantages Some of the advantages of using […]
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LED Christmas Decoration Lights Save Money

If you have read my article about using CFL bulbs to save electricity you already know incandecent light bulbs are not energy efficient. Most of you that want to go green that are already using CFL bulbs will probably waste some of that money you saved over the year during the holidays. Why? Most of […]
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Electric Blanket Cut Heating Costs

In this go green tip, I will teach you how to save money on your heating bill by using electric blankets! Go Green in Your Home will also explain how you save this money during the winter months! How Much Heat is Wasted When you are sleeping your furnace is heating your entire home when […]
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Water Conservation Tips While Showering

You can conserve water while you are showering just by following 2 simple tips. The first tip is buying an energy efficient shower head, and the other tip cost you nothing, just by turning off the water while you are not rinsing your body or hair. Gallons of Water Used in the Shower First lets […]
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How to Save Water Brushing Teeth

Reasons Why Should We Save Water Save money ($37.80/person/year) Save water (12,600 Gallons/person/year) Save Environment Less gas/electric to heat water Less wear and tear on your plumbing, valves, pumps, etc. Less electric to pump water. Most people don’t think about it but you can save water and save money by turning off the water to […]
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Nitrogen Filled Tires Improves Gas Mileage

A lot of people are wanting to know what the benefits of filling your tires with nitrogen vs. air. Well there are 4 major benefits you will get by filling your tires with nitrogen. The benefits of nitrogen are that your tires will last longer, your fuel efficiency or MPG will increase, your car will […]
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How to Save Energy with Computer

For those of you wanting to know how much power is your computer drawing? A typical personal computer’s power consumption is 300 watts not including your computer monitor! You can open your desktop computer’s case and look at your computer’s power supply ratings. You don’t have to be a computer expert to do this, all […]
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CFL Light Bulbs Save on Electricity

How Much Money Will a CFL Light Bulb Save Me A single CFL light bulb will save you $28.23 every year! That’s right just changing 1 incandescent light bulb to a compact fluorescent light bulb will save you $28.23 every year! How energy efficient is that? By switching or replacing all of your lights in […]
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Formula for kWh Calculator

For those of you out there wanting to save electricity one of the formulas you will need to know is the formula to calculate your kWh usage or elecricity usage. This way you know what each device in your home is using. So you know where you can cut your costs in your home. The […]
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Volt Amp Watt Convert

So you are wanting to convert volts, amps, and watts. This is a rather simple conversion you can do with a calculator, you don’t need any special devices, but there are some devices out there that will convert volts, amps, and watts for you. Every electrical device in your home should have it’s voltage and […]
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