What can survive with out water? In a time of need rainwater harvesting supplies homes and landscapes with relatively clean and free water. The care and management of water is becoming more and more important as the population on this planet grows and more ground gets shoveled over for progress. The costs for city cleaned water will continue to climb and so will the water restrictions. Are you prepared? One of the fastest, [read more…]
Several wars and diplomatic tensions have centered on oil which is depleting with every passing second. However, another natural resource, which deserves greater attention, is now forcing environmentalists and politicians to take a closer look. We are talking about water that has now become a topic of heated debates and discussions.
Most of the recommendations which I have read involve replacing your home’s water heater with a high efficiency water heater, namely a tankless gas water heater manufactured by Rinnai or Bosch. To replace a home’s existing water heater with a tankless gas water heater is a substantial investment which can cost upwards of $2,000. This may or not be a viable option to the common homeowner, therefore we will focus on things which can be done to improve the efficiency of your home’s existing hot water heater.
With the number of “green” housing options continuing to expand, you will be happy to learn that you don’t have to give up your personal style or taste in order to have a more eco-friendly home. In fact, here is a look at some of the green products you might want to consider using when building a new home or when remodeling an old one.