Archive for June, 2012

PostHeaderIcon What is reflective insulation and how to use it?

Posted on: Monday, June 25th, 2012 at 6:51 pm

Reflective insulation, home insulationRadiant burner is another name that is used for what is commonly known as reflective foil insulation. It is actually a material that is shiny and is used for reducing the costs of cooling and heating. They are installed in the areas of the attic. These materials come in rolls and they are attached under the roof of the attic or on the floor of the attic.

Heat is reflected back in the summer days and it reduces the cost of air conditioning. Warm air is trapped by these insulators in the winter time reducing the cost of heating. The process of installation of these foils is very easy and you will be able to do it on your own, as there are no requirements of any special tools. it is a very good option for those who want to condition the air of your house in a way that would be energy efficient and be economic at the same time.

PostHeaderIcon Benefits of using solar geysers

Posted on: Monday, June 18th, 2012 at 7:29 pm

Benefits of solar geysers, solar home appliancesWant to know the benefits of using solar geysers? The areas having abundant sunlight have the greatest facilities for using the solar geysers. For example the people of Cape Town region of South Africa which experience scorching sun rays use the solar geysers as the most convenient alternative to the electric geysers.

The first and the foremost thing is that the cost of this geyser is very reasonable so even the ordinary people can afford it. There is also an advantage as it reduces the by- products of the greenhouse gases. It also has an added benefit as research has proved that it cuts the monthly electricity bill by about 50%. The process of installation is very easy and the parts can be easily available on any local hardware store with minimum cost. It works on the principle of thermal mass which is any material which after absorbing the warmth can store it. The solar heating system will absorb the sun rays and the heating of your geyser is complete. Thus go green with the energy efficient and extremely eco-friendly solar geysers.

PostHeaderIcon Picking a solar contractor for a greener choice

Posted on: Monday, June 11th, 2012 at 8:19 pm

Hire a solar contractor, solar energyGoing green with your house can be a very wise decision. If you are choosing eco-friendly ways of using energy you will be able to save a lot of money, energy and contribute to the matter of world environment at the same time in your own way. Your daily household work could all be done very easily and with a consumption of much less energy.

However, it is important that before the installation of the solar panels, you make sure you hire the right contractor. Installation of the solar panels can be a tricky job and it involves a fair amount of expenses. Therefore, you have to make sure that the job is done perfectly. The first thing you have to see is that if the contractor has a proper license for the job. If he has a license, the very next thing that you should check is his experience in the field.

PostHeaderIcon Growing vegetable at home

Posted on: Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 1:30 pm

Tips to grow vegetables, grow vegetables at homeDo you want to know about the procedure of growing vegetables in your home backyard? Well then read this article carefully and get some easy ideas. Radish is the easiest vegetable that you can grow at your home and it takes only four to five weeks for it to get totally matured, harvesting seeds is easy for radishes and you can have regular and continuous production.

Like radish, carrots are also easy to grow, so are cucumbers and squashes. Container garden is the best method of growing vegetables at home and for that you can very easily make the soil and in the container sunlight can easily pass through and keep your vegetables always fresh and juicy. Tomatoes, strawberry are also good choices as vegetables that you can grow at home. Sharing whatever you harvest is a noble decision so you can give away those vegetables in your neighborhood and society also.