How to design an energy efficient bedroom

Saving energy is always a good idea. In some ways, it’s part of being a good neighbor. Reducing your household’s energy consumption reduces the strain on your city’s electrical grid. But here’s the best part: making your bedroom energy-efficient nets you significant savings on your monthly utility bills. Talk about sleeping easy. Follow these tips to save energy in your bedroom. 1. Let go of the A/C. If you’re like most people, your air conditioner probably eats up a significant amount of your electric bill. You’ll save more if you’re willing to let your thermostat go a little bit higher in the summer, and a bit lower in the winter. However, the optimal temperature for sleep is somewhere in

How Everyday Technology Helps You to Live a Greener Lifestyle

Image via Pexels According to the Climate.gov, 2015 through 2018 were the four warmest years on record—a major indicator that our planet’s average surface temperature is increasing with each passing year. If we don’t begin to change many of our everyday behaviors, some experts believe we could see unprecedented weather conditions by the year 2050. Fortunately, there are several things each of us can do to reduce our carbon footprint and live a more sustainable lifestyle—starting with the technological devices we use to watch our favorite television shows, make phone calls, or heat and cool our homes. Read on to learn more about these everyday technologies that can help to promote a more envi