Appliances

Energy Efficient Innovations

– Posted in: Appliances, Blog, Energy Efficiency Basics, Energy Efficient Lighting, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Green Living, Home Performance, Homeowners, Renovations and Remodeling, Sustainable Green Practices
Energy Efficient Innovations

– as I was listening to the podcast for any final edits to Tony’s write-up, I had a vivid flashback on the topic of home control.  Do you remember the movie PillowTalk with Doris Day and Rock Hudson?  There is a scene in his “bachelor pad” where the stereo turns on, the lights turn off [...]

The Tools for My Home – Appliances!

– Posted in: Appliances, Consumer Issues, Dream Green Home, Green Homes, Green Living, Home Performance, Homeowners, Projects, Renewable Energy, Renovations and Remodeling, Testimonials

I love my appliances – they help me do so many things in my home – keeping and preparing food; as well as cleaning dishes, clothes and the house. I love it even more when they look great and perform well. Today’s appliances not only do their intended job, they can do it using less [...]

Foodies Rejoice – Energy Efficient Appliances are It!

– Posted in: Appliances, Consumer Issues, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Green Living, Projects, Renovations and Remodeling

Welcome to another exciting day on the Green Gab! The Intellectual Partners in Green, that's Marla Esser Cloos and Tony Pratte for our new listeners, get to welcome a new guest to the show. It's spring time, so that means it's time for projects! That could mean remodeling an existing house, building a new one, [...]

Remember the Jetsons?

– Posted in: Appliances, Green Homes, Home Inventory, Home Maintenance Checklists, Home Organization, Homeowners

I grew up watching the Jetsons and loved it. All of the gadgets and gizmos that made home life so convenient, efficient and fun. With home technology and automation available today, that “home of the future,” the home of the Jetsons, is here now. A home where the lights turn on as you drive up [...]

Why you should HomeNav

– Posted in: Appliances, Green Homes, Home Inventory, Home Maintenance Checklists, Home Organization, Homeowners

This whole thing started with HomeNav – the online homeowners’ manual I created for you – the home owner and resident. Why should you HomeNav? Insider tip…if nothing else, sign up for your complimentary account for the maintenance checklists and green resources. With HomeNav, you are one step closer to protecting your home and going [...]

Could Your Tax Refund Grow Green?

– Posted in: Appliances, Events, Green Homes, Home Inventory, Home Maintenance Checklists, Homeowners
could your tax refund grow green

Could Your Tax Refund Grow Green? Spring is in the air…finally!  Spring not only means green in our yards, but also brings the green of taxes!  Tax season is an exciting, albeit stressful time of the year. After getting all your taxes together and filed,  many of us are planning how to use any refund [...]