Careful Consumption: On Energy and Water Usage

Careful Consumption: On Energy and Water Usage

Laurie McGinley
Dec 19, 2011
Energy and water are two of the biggest resources we use in homes and we've written a lot about both of them in 2011. Here is a small sample of tips, tricks, resources and good questions about energy and water from the last year. TOP ROW • 1 9 Visual Feedback Energy Management Products • 2 Tips for the Slow Home: Conserving Energy • 3 5 Tips For Reducing Your Energy Bill (Inhabitat) • 4 To Stop Wasting Energy, Simply Set a Timer • 5 5 Ways to Conserve Water and Energy (Practically Green) MIDDLE ROW • 6 5 Ways to Collect and Reuse Water for Plants • 7 10 Ways to Capture Rainwater for Use in Your Home or Garden • 8 Facebook Unveils Social Energy App • 9 Energy Monitoring For the Home and the Kids: 2 New Systems • 10 TopTen Helps You Find the Most Energy-Efficient Products BOTTOM ROW • 11 5 Ways to Remodel Green in the Kitchen • 12 2011 Light Bulb Wars Tests 18 Lightbulbs • 13 DIY Water and Energy Upgrades from Boost Home (Dwell) • 14 Why Front Load Washers Are More Efficient • 15 Are Water Softeners "Un-Green" For Household Use?
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Welcome to Re-Nest's Best of 2011 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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