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How Low Can You Go: Tips on Lowering Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

AWESOME tips on how to keep your home Eco-friendly and fabulous!

. Electric Car Expert, Green Guru, Green Building Design

The effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions starts at home. Carbon dioxide accounts for the majority of greenhouse gas emissions, and electricity makes up the largest portion of CO2 emissions. This means that in order to lower your carbon footprint, you must look to the electricity-hungry appliances in your home with a critical eye. In other words, you must go towards energy efficiency in a big way.

While I talk about this in the Green Guru Guides book Do It Yourself Home Energy Audits by David Findley. As stated before, there are over 140 different ways you can decide to make your house energy efficient. As suggested in the book and Parts Select did in this infographic here are some other options.

As Parts Select, some of the worst electricity-sucking appliances are a desktop computer and the infamous clothes dryer.

Therefore, in order to cut down on energy, consider drying…

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