Going green is not just the popular thing to do nowadays, but an environmentally safe alternative to forking over large amounts of your hard earned money to pollution-distributing corporations while still being able to keep the functions of your household up to par. From paying your bills online to hanging clothing outside to dry, sometimes it’s the simple things that we do that make the most impact.
If there is one room in the house that needs remodeling to make it more eco-friendly, it has to be the bathroom. Other than the kitchen, the bathroom is the only other one source in the house that spews out wastewater into the environment through drain pipes and the sewage. By have a more eco-friendly design, one can certainly reduce water usage, minimize wastage as well as adopt a ‘green awareness’ lifestyle.
Green energy is a hot trend. From solar panels to wind turbines, green energy has become efficient and small enough for home installation. A few minor precautions specific to solar powered homes should be taken before buying.
Harnessing the sun’s energy is a concept as old as time. Tasks as simple as drying laundry or preserving meats have been accomplished exclusively by the sun for centuries. Heating water is another example of solar dependence. Why spend hard-earned money heating your home’s water the old fashioned way on a grid-tied electric water heater? You can easily heat the same water for free when you choose the new old fashioned way: solar energy.