Category Archives: Going Green

Cool and Smooth

I started bright and early on installation of our new solar attic fan.  I wanted to get it done before the heat of the day set in. The first thing I had to do was remove the cover of the … Continue reading

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Solar Power Here We Come

Our 34 year old attic fan has basically bit the dust.  The bearings have just went kaputz! As I wrote previously, we are replacing it with a solar attic fan.  Rachel and I did some research, and decided to go … Continue reading

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Letting The Numbers Speak

I have been keeping a log of all of our utility usage and costs this year.  I’m hoping to drop our electricity usage by a meager 2% per year.  I don’t want to start large and disappoint myself. My logs … Continue reading

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Green Power For The Masses

Finally electric consumers in this area have options when it comes to how the power they consume is generated. The Herald-Times had a story on October 4th that blew me away.  All of the local electric utilities (Duke Energy, UDWI-REMC … Continue reading

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Letting The Numbers Speak

To help us determine ways to save energy costs and consumption, I have created spreadsheets of our utility bills and a spreadsheet for the fuel consumption of my truck. From what I have entered thus far I have found some … Continue reading

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