Category Archives: Conservation

7 ways to save energy

7 ways to save energy

Everybody has heard the same tried and true methods of saving energy such as turn down the furnace, turn down the a/c, switch to CF bulbs But there are other unique ways to save energy. It all starts with seeing what the largest energy consumers in your house are. In order of greatest use, they are: furnace, a/c,Read More…

A Short Commute

The Star Tribune just published an article on having a shorter commute. Here’s a link. I’m in agreement on living in the city. I currently live in a great neighborhood of South Minneapolis with great neighbors, a wonderful character-filled house, and lots of closeby amenities. We can walk to two different parks within 3 blocks,Read More…

Miles Per Gallon

How can you decide on which vehicle is best for you? Is Miles Per Gallon a good way to compare vehicles? Maybe. Looking at Miles Per Gallon will give you an indication of how efficient a vehicle is. There is one downside, however. When you compare a car that gets 35MPG vs one that getsRead More…Read More…