Trucks Suvs

Increasing Your Gas Mileage

Ever-increasing gas prices have led many people to try just about anything to increase the gas mileage of their vehicles. Print ads and TV infomercials hawking products “guaranteed” to increase your mileage by 20%, 30% or more abound. Do these products really work? Is there anything that can be done to increase the gas mileage of your car? Is it…

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Personal Finance

Be Cool Feel Good And Save On Utility Bills

Besides staying cool when the warm weather rolls in, not getting hot under the collar when the utility bills arrive can be a challenge. The goal is to find an air-conditioning system that looks nice, makes you feel good and operates efficiently. How To Measure Cooling Efficiency Recently enacted federal legislation helps with the efficiency issue. All central air conditioners…

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Real Estate

Real Estate Houses Foam And Concrete Walls

I understand that houses are being made with concrete/foam block walls. This newer technology increases the energy efficiency, security and strength of houses. This new design is part of a construction method called stay-in-place-forms or insulated-concrete forms. This construction creates one of the strongest and most energy-efficient houses that are possible today. The walls can resist hurricane force winds. Concrete…

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Cars

Top 5 Reasons To Buy A Hybrid Car

1. – Gas Savings – Hybrid cars can get up to 60 mpg (miles per gallon), due to their advanced aerodynamics, engine efficiency, tire technology (which is so different to the standard cars) just to mention some of its characteristics. 2. – Environmental Issues – Reduced gas emissions equals less air pollution because a hybrid car has an electric motor…

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Home Improvement

Find The Right Size Room Air Conditioner

We’re not talking about the weight of the air conditioner here, but tons of cooling. Evaporative air coolers, or swamp coolers used for spot cooling as personal air conditioners. Measure the airflow over the air conditioner’s cooling coils. Portable air conditioners are ideal for cooling down small rooms such a small livingroom or a bedroom. A portable air conditioner is…

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Environmental

Wind Farm Efficiency

Wind power is an incredibly clean renewable power source. To capture the energy in wind, wind farms are used. So, how about wind farm efficiency? Wind Farm Efficiency Wind power is the process by which wind is used to generate power or electricity. The power of the wind is actually a form of solar power – wind change and variability…

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