Shopping for a refrigerator can be quite daunting, with so many models online and different models to see at stores….

Sometimes it saves money to buy new. Refrigerators can be that case. Repairing a fridge can cost $200 or more,…

Nearly one-third of U.S. homes have a second fridge. Frequently, the second fridge is a unit that was “retired” to…

Many homes have freezers, and most freezers are fairly old. This may seem frugal — Bulk buying of groceries saves…

If you pay $20,0000 for a solar system, will your house price go up by $20,000 at the time of…

Clothes washers are one of the highest water users in the home, so does it make sense to repair an…

A new clothes washer can save a significant amount of both energy and water, so early replacement of an aging…

No doubt about it, the choices on how to pay for your solar system can be confusing. It’s comparing apples…

Many solar contracts have payment escalators that increase payments by 3 – 4% per year. If local electricity rates go…

Yes. Energy production from a solar installation is 8 to 10 times greater than the energy used to make it….

It seems obvious that any asset with a 25-year working life will need maintenance. Solar systems are no exception, even…

It’s not quite as easy as buying a TV, but the solar buying process is smooth and predictable. A solar…

With so many special offers, discounts, and community programs, it’s hard to know if now is the right time to…

With showers accounting for nearly 30% of a household’s total water consumption, upgrading your showerheads to low-flow models will reward…

LED bulbs come with seemingly outrageous claims about how long they’ll last, ranging from 25,000 to 50,000 hours of use….

In just a few short years, the world of lighting has changed. LEDs are now the bulb of choice. Here’s…

We were doing some housecleaning, and found some articles from our earliest days. What a great walk down memory lane!…

When it comes to lighting, there are two ways to save: better habits and better bulbs. Do both to get…

It’s baffling to stand in front of the light bulb aisle at the local store. Too many choices! Here’s how…

2015 is a great year to buy a new fridge. All new models are at record low energy use, thanks…