Everyone has heard of Thomas Edison and his incandescent light bulb, and everyone that loves indoor lighting is grateful to him, but how many people know about the real father of electricity, Nikola Tesla? Odds are you have heard the name but have no real idea what he did. Tesla was the father of modern electricity and the alternating current electricity supply system, a system that is still very popular.
Energy-efficient appliances are designed to help you save on utilities – and, as a result, save you money as well. How can you tell which energy-efficient options will provide the best return on your investment when you choose new appliances and accessories for your home? These tips will help.
The Washington Post reported on a 2012 study analyzing the effect of green features on the price of homes. Using a sample of 1.6 million homes sold in California between 2009 and 2012, researchers found that energy-efficient homes sold for 9 percent more than their counterparts. The trend for home buyers willing to pay a higher price for a green home has continued. Here are three ways to increase the value of your home with green energy.