Eco-Friendly Living by the Numbers

Eco-friendly living is a hot topic for renters, home owners, and businesses alike. And we all love saving money on water and energy bills! But what about eco-friendly living by the numbers? While 83% of millennials believe green living is important, only 65% of the Greatest Generation agree. In fact, the numbers decrease with each generation: 73% for Gen X and 71% for Baby Boomers. We see the same correlation between urban and suburban/rural areas….

Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Living

Eco-friendly living offers many benefits to both you and the environment. The air you breathe is cleaner, you’ll save on energy costs, your home will be more mold-resistant, and you will use fewer natural resources. What isn’t to love about that? Here are seven easy ways to green your home: 1. Use eco-friendly cleaners. One of the fastest way to reduce toxins in your home is to stop cleaning with them. There are many plant-derived and very…

Do Green Homes Sell Better?

Eco-friendly living is a trend on the rise and here to stay. Green homes save money on energy costs, so what’s not to like? Despite monthly cost savings and environmental benefits, home owners often wonder if the effort they put into making a green home will pay off when the time comes to sell. Is an eco-friendly home synonymous with a higher price tag? It depends. Installing ceiling fans, energy-efficient windows, and rain-catching systems all increased…

Landscaping for Water Conservation: 5 Tips

California’s temperate Mediterranean climate combined with the current drought means everyone from farmers to home gardeners are wondering how they are going to keep plants thriving this summer during a water shortage. Did you know that landscaping claims an average of 57% of the water used by single-family homes in California? It’s times like this that landscaping for water conservation sounds more and more appealing. As drought conditions are no stranger to California, consider updating…