Energy saving tips for your home includeÂ making sure you turn off everything not in use. This includes lights, televisions and computers. You can also activate “sleep” features on computers and office equipment that power down when left inactive for a while. Consider buying a laptop for your next computer upgrade – they use much less energy.
At the core of what makes a home green is how efficiently it responds to its environment. The key to building a home that provides maximum indoor comfort, temperature balance and energy efficiency is understanding your sustainable design options and purchasing the right HVAC system.
Here are some helpful guidelines to get you started so you can create the perfect home environment using proper orientation, insulation, sealer, windows and the right heating, ventilation and air conditioning system (HVAC), no matter the season, climate, location or size of your home.