household expenditures

Damping Down High Heating Costs With Conservation

Damping Down High Heating Costs With Conservation

WASHINGTON, DC, October 7, 2008 (ENS) – Heating costs this winter are expected to go through the roof, according to the federal Energy Information Agency, but residents can keep more of the warmth inside by inspecting home heating equipment now and by following simple, effective energy conservation measures, Average household expenditures for all space-heating fuels…

Dipping Your Toe in the Car Pool

Dipping Your Toe in the Car Pool

Personal transportation is an oft-discussed topic at TreeHugger, and while the methods and ideas often differ, we can all come to the same conclusion: driving by yourself is a pretty inefficient way to get around. So, even if you can’t drive an electric car [www.sundance.tv] or fuel up with biofuels [www.sundance.tv], there’s something everyone can…