Last Updated August 18, 2011 Here are the current food growing totals…as well as last years totals so you can compare how we are doing. We are definietly behind for the year, but I have started a bunch of fall crops and hope to make up the harvest in a month or two.
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The heating and cooling systems on our trusty suburban ranch was more than twenty years old when we decided it was time to replace them with new, high efficiency models. So Mary and I began our due diligence on the subject and started comparing available options. When I first learned about geothermal heating and cooling [...]
Last updated April 25, 2011 We are implementing energy saving strategies to attempt to reduce our energy use at our home by 50% In this post I am going to be updating graphs showing our total energy use for Electric and Gas showing the difference between the average energy usage of the last 5 years [...]
These are the amounts I am using to calculate how much the food we grew would have cost if we would have bought it at the store. I got the majority of these numbers by pricing organic produce during May and June 2010 at the Whole Foods Market in Town and Country, Missouri. It would probably [...]
I wanted to show you how easily you can save money by changing out some of your light bulbs to compact fluorescent or LED. With a few packages of new bulbs we saved 38% off the total cost of running lights in our house. Read more to see exactly how we did it.
With our goal of slashing energy costs by 50% over the next two years, we needed to know what we were dealing with in terms of the condition of our house. We decided to get a home energy audit, which can be a great way to understand the current condition of your home for energy [...]