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Going Green in Your Apartment

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

By Jessica Ackerman

You do not have to live in a house to incorporate green home ideas into your space.  In fact, apartment living is one of the best ways to go green, because the smaller space typically uses less energy than a house would.  Try some of the tips below to make going green in your apartment an easy transition.

Energy Saving Appliances

If you have control over the major appliances in your apartment, opt for energy saving models. 

Average Utility Costs Per Month: What’s Normal?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Although the average utility costs per month for an apartment can differ depending on factors such as the cost of living in your area and whether or not some utilities are included in rent, there are a few guidelines you can use to figure out if what you’re paying is normal. If you think you’re paying too much, you may need to adjust your usage or make your apartment more energy efficient.

Electricity and Gas

When considering average utility costs

How to Reduce the Average Utility Costs for an Apartment

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Reducing the average utility costs for an apartment can free up money you can put into savings each month, use to defray debt or put toward some other expenditures. If you want to pay less each month for utilities, consider the following methods of reducing usage:

Make Your Apartment Energy Efficient

One of the most reliable ways to reduce the average utility costs for an apartment is to make your apartment more energy efficient to reduce the electricity and/or gas

Reducing Plastic Use: Replace Water Bottles with a Filter

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Reducing plastic use in your apartment means less waste and recycling, immensely helping the evironment. When looking for an easy place to start, consider replacing your water bottles with a filter.

Good-Tasting Water with Less Pollutants

Many people cite taste and pollutants as reasons they keep buying plastic bottles of water. When opting to start reducing plastic use in your apartment, those plastic water bottles have got to go. Investing in a water filter – whether in an over-the-faucet model

Television Buying Guide: How to Find Energy Efficient Sets

Monday, April 4th, 2011

A television buying guide can provide you with basic knowledge about the various types of televisions available in the market currently and can help find the right television for your lifestyle needs and one that’s energy efficient as well. It can also provide you with the latest reviews and ratings, the best pricing, and information on calibration and technology. Here is how to find energy efficient sets:

Step 1: Choose the Correct Type of Television

There are different types of