Ceiling Fans Vs. Air Conditioning: A Story of Energy-efficiency, Cost Savings and Style

Ceiling Fans Vs. Air Conditioning: A Story of Energy-efficiency, Cost Savings and Style

As individuals in a society that is striving to move away from wasteful energy consumption and towards sustainable energy conservation and cost savings, we are always looking for ways to do our part.  Many of us have analyzed our household lighting, electronics, and appliance usage, and made adjustments to conserve energy and save money.  Similarly, it is to our benefit, and the benefit of society as a whole, that we take a close look at the cooling systems in our homes and determine if there are changes we can make to conserve energy and financial resources; more often than not,…

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Using Energy Star Lighting

Using Energy Star Lighting

The Energy Star program was first established in 1992 by the Environmental Protection Agency.  The program seeked to identify and promote clean and smart energy products and habits.  Since its birth, the Energy Star program has played a crucial role in bringing together businesses, organizations, and American consumers for a brighter tomorrow. Energy efficiency was one of pillars that the Energy Star program was built upon.  Products with the program's seal of approval are not only better for the environment but also are much more efficient.  Before it used to be that you had to change out the light bulb…

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