Wednesday, November 28, 2007

How to take simple steps to green your home!

Below is a link to an articel about how to SIMPLY green your home!

Over the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to visit many different families to help them create more eco-friendly homes. More often than not, their first questions are “How can I install solar panels?” or “What are the best options for green countertops”? Very relevant and laudable questions to be sure, but ones with fairly expensive answers! While we at Low Impact Living help with questions like these, we also try to help people understand that they can make many simpler changes that protect the planet and save money - money that they can use to fund those larger projects.

Typically, we recommend that people make changes in a particular sequence. As an example, everyone wants a tankless or solar hot water heater. But if you install one before you install low-flow showerheads, faucet aerators, and Energy Star clotheswashers and dishwashers, you’ll likely be buying one that is 50-100% bigger and more expensive than what you truly need. So, we recommend a four-step process for greening a home:

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