Environmentalists and thrifty homeowners alike want inexpensive solar power options. Solar space heaters provide residential solar heating with minimal cost and maintenance. Likewise, solar attic fans draw out hot air and keep homes cooler in the summer.
Smart home automation systems can allow you to control your home energy usage through a computer anywhere in the world. The technology is also a part of the smart grid plan that is getting so much attention
Two of the hottest smartphones on the market are the Apple iPhone and the Palm Pre. Along with dozens of other great features, each gadget is also a megapixel camera phone. In the Palm Pre vs. iPhone battle, which is the best camera phone?
Amateur and professional photographers alike can use their cameras to make romantic anniversary gifts and creative anniversary presents. Here are some unique photo gifts to give your loved one on your next anniversary.
Bamboo flooring is very popular and justifiably touted as an eco-friendly alternative to carpet or old-growth hardwood flooring. However, importing bamboo, replacing existing flooring and chemical finishes diminish the sustainability of bamboo flooring.
There is a growing battle over compact fluorescent light bulbs, with global-warming skeptics challenging ardent environmentalists. Each side swears by their ideas about the swirl lights, but many claims about compact fluorescent light bulbs are false.
The choice of standby and shut down is now complicated by a second question: hibernate or shut down. For environmental and technical reasons, there is one clear answer, and most opposing arguments don’t hold much water.
Corn plastics are a popular new alternative to petroleum-based plastics, but some issues need to be considered before switching to corn plastics. Also, there are good options to help you avoid both kinds of plastic.