02 Sep '11, 2am

Home Improvements that Pay Off - Daily Green

It's no secret that small wind isn't the most profitable option around for homeowners, but small wind turbines have seen advancements in the past few years. Though prices are dropping, a system that will significantly reduce home electricity bills might cost between $30,000 and $75,000. It can work for the right application on the right site—particularly small cabins far from regular electrical service, or other challenging properties. The first ingredient for a economical wind system is obvious: Strong unobstructed wind, preferably at an average of 12 mph. The faster the better. Consult wind maps like the one pictured here, use wind assessment software or use an anemometer ($79 at amazon.com ) to estimate your personal wind resources. Individuals who install wind systems before the end of 2016 are eligible for a federal income tax credit of 30% of the total cost of the sy...

Full article: http://www.thedailygreen.com/green-homes/latest/best-home...

Tweets

Back Home

Back Home

jamiechin.com 02 Sep '11, 11am

So i’m finally back from Melbourne. I flew back in yesterday morning but i was pretty much spent the rest of the day hiber...

Coming home

Coming home

declasse.onsugar.com 01 Sep '11, 4pm

Email | | Coming home Sep 01 Leaving for Singapore tomorrow. So much has been happening, I really need this. Need to be ho...

Vertical Wind Turbines for the Home #green

Vertical Wind Turbines for the Home #green

thegoodhuman.com 02 Sep '11, 2am

The turbine does not need to be facing the wind in order to be generating energy. There is no yaw (part that helps angle t...

First of 50 railway station cats finds home

First of 50 railway station cats finds home

asiaone.com 02 Sep '11, 4am

A KITTEN has become the first of some 50 cats at the now-defunct Tanjong Pagar Railway Station to find a new home. Previou...

Traveling over Labor Day weekend? Are you as water conscious on the road as at home? Green Key has some hotel tips

Traveling over Labor Day weekend? Are you as wa...

greenkeyglobal.com 02 Sep '11, 4pm

Lighting: If you’re in the room during the day, open to the curtains to take advantage of natural light instead of turning...

Do solar panels actually increase home value? You may be surprised...

Do solar panels actually increase home value? Y...

earth911.com 25 Aug '11, 2pm

Two recent economic studies indicate that homes with solar panels sell for a premium over similar homes without solar pane...

10 fabulous eco-friendly pieces to brighten up your home:

10 fabulous eco-friendly pieces to brighten up ...

theecologist.org 02 Sep '11, 12pm

Aspects of ecologically sound design include the use of renewable materials instead of plastics, and reusing items that wo...

‘Solar home rule’ could power the D.C. economy

‘Solar home rule’ could power the D.C. economy

grist.org 01 Sep '11, 10am

For many years the citizens of Washington, D.C., struggled for the basic right to elect their own leaders. In 2011, they s...

Work From Home Residual Income As a result of Y...

adsighted.com 03 Sep '11, 10pm

The net has absolutely changed the advertising landscape inside new millennium. What was in the beginning a platform for s...

Johor waterworks handover: 2,550-hectare compound was home to employees

Johor waterworks handover: 2,550-hectare compou...

straitstimes.com 01 Sep '11, 1am

Ms Rajaletchmi Suppiah, 64, whose father and grandfather both worked at Gunung Pulai, grew up and even got married there. ...

Home security tips for when you're away

Home security tips for when you're away

mnn.com 02 Sep '11, 8pm

Travel — whether weekend road trip, grand tour of Europe or holiday jaunt over the river and through the woods to grandmot...

How to declutter your home ~ #Eco #green #home #conservation #recycle #lifestyle

How to declutter your home ~ #Eco #green #home ...

mnn.com 04 Sep '11, 4pm

Start small. If you stand back and survey the room, it can be overwhelming. Instead, pick one drawer. Or pick one room, an...

EnergyHub Unveils Home Base System: EnergyHub just announced the launch of an energy management system for cons...

EnergyHub Unveils Home Base System: EnergyHub j...

jetsongreen.com 31 Aug '11, 10am

just announced the launch of an energy management system for consumers interested in monitoring, controlling, and reducing...

IMTcourses.com – Home of premier quality online...

searchengineland.com 01 Sep '11, 8pm

IMTcourses.com – Home of premier quality online internet marketing training Sep 1, 2011 at 4:00pm ET by Search Engine Land...