Make Your Resolutions Green: 4 Ways to be More Eco-Friendly this New Year

DJV-MIG-095-11So you made your New Year’s resolution to eat healthy or to work out more, but have you thought about going green? Making your home a more eco-friendly environment could be easier than you think. Maybe you think “going green” is too expensive or too difficult, but with a few small adjustments, you could potentially save energy and money.
Here are our top 4 ways to go green this year:

  • Plant Trees Strategically Around the House: Trees equal shade, so consider planting trees around your house to help block sunlight from windows and keep the inside temps a few degrees cooler naturally.
  • Switch to Energy Star-Rated Light Bulbs: Energy Star-rated light bulbs use up to 75 percent less energy and last up to 10 times longer than standard incandescent bulbs. This is an easy step you can take to make your home a little more green. Speak with your local home improvement representative about which light bulbs might be best for your home.
  • Stop Purchasing Bottled Water: Instead, consider investing in a water filter and a reusable water container to reduce plastic waste and save money on repeated bottled water purchases.
  • Switch Your Shower Heads and Faucets to Low Flow: To reduce water usage, install low-flow shower heads, faucets and even toilets. They can be installed quickly, and could save precious water and significant dollars in the long run.

If you’d like to learn more about going green this year, give RighTime Home Services in the Inland Empire a call at (866) 518-6480 or visit www.rightimeservices.com. From recommending and installing energy-efficient appliances, to heating and air conditioning system maintenance and filter changes, our professional team at RighTime Home Services will help you maximize your investments and keep your home running green.