Make a energy saving investment in your home to reduce your costs. Start off with a energy efficient thermostat. Then seal up your home using weather stripping and caulking. Consider adding more insulation in your attic. Replace your fireplace with a wood stove or install a fireplace insert to make your existing fireplace more energy efficient. There are many other energy saving investments you can make. You will save money, and reduce the use of our limited energy resources.
Archive for August, 2009
The Internal Revenue Service is encouraging businesses, and individuals to make energy saving investments in order to save more on taxes the following year. The US government is offering new tax benefits for those who reduce energy. An example of a energy saving investment would be to install equipment in ones home that uses less energy. The advantages of this are two-fold. You save on energy costs, and you receive tax credits for the use of more efficient equipment.
Energy saving investments have a better pay-off than putting money into creating more power. Saving energy in not only economically viable it is healthy for the environment. A energy saving investment will pay its self off over the long-term. Creating more power through the use of coal, oil or nuclear generation will cause more problems over time and in the end the cost will be higher; Not only the monetary cost but the cost to the environment.