•Water is life! [Travel tips special]•

 

 

Water is life! It’s a precious resource and many places in the world already suffer water shortages. Moreover: lakes, rivers, beaches and harbors are the habitat of many animals and plants. Please be sure to keep any kind of water(way) free of rubbish, spills and introduced species, so that they can be enjoyed by generations to come. Also when you travel you can help by:

 

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•Vacuum-clean your home economically•

 

 

Vacuum cleaner are of great help when cleaning the house. But unfortunately it consumes a lot energy when used incorrectly. That’s why we’d like to give you some tips on how to hoover efficiently.

 

 

 

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• Compost your organic waste •

 

 

Spring just arrived and the first plants are awakening  from their winter sleep. In order to provide them with healthy soil we’d like to point out the benefits of a compost. And it doesn’t matter whether you live in a house with a garden or a flat we’ve got the right solution for you. In case you live in an apartment with no balcony or patio, click here.

 

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•Insulate – it’s never too late•

 

 

It’s not too late to cut your this-year heating costs – there’s still a chance! A few steps suffice and you can achieve big savings.

 

 

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•So it stays warm inside•

 

 

Energy consumption in winter is a lot higher than throughout the rest of the year. That’s why we’d like to give you some tips how you can safe some bucks and nonetheless have your home cozily warm.

 

 

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•Lights off – spot on•

 

 

Advent season is “fairy lights time”!  One chain of lights can use up 5 Euro worth energy withing the weeks before Christmas.  We’d like to give you some tips how to keep your electricity bill as low as possible.

 

 

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•Correct heating!•

 

 

The temperatures are dropping these days in Europe, North America and many other regions on the northern hemisphere. Winter is coming closer day by day – which goes along with increasing heating costs! Did you know that the energy used for heating makes up to 75% of your total energy consumption in your home? Well, that’s why we’d like to give you some tips on how to save energy and money with the right behaviour and the correct setting of your heating system.

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• Lamps – which is the best? •

 

 

Since the invention of the light bulb we enjoy light on demand that is generated by electricity. The oil lamp from grandpa is disused and not needed anymore. 150 years later there are by far more efficient and economical lamps than the light bulb. A comparism:

 

 

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• New appliances with EU environment label •

 

 

There’s a chance for you to identify energy-efficient home appliances at first sight! This helps you with the buying decision and enables you to save money (in future).

 

 

 

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