Today we’re gabbing with Kellye Markowski of Energy Smart Homes, an energy auditing and consulting company. She focuses on home comfort by helping homeowners reduce their energy consumption and costs. By working with a company like Energy Smart Homes, homeowners are able to improve the home’s energy efficiency, whether it is a new construction or … Continue reading Braving the Winter: More on Home Comfort with Kellye Markowski of Energy Smart Homes
Learning to drive a home and the systems in it require some basic training something like learning to drive a car. We talk through some basic training on HVAC filters, thermostat operations/programming, lighting controls, appliance operation, water heater, fan controls, recycling practices/resources, app-controlled stuff and maintenance. Read more at The Green Home Coach Website! … Continue reading Running Your Home So It Doesn’t Run You
Wondering what to do with all of those holiday decorations all around your home? Lea Gallagher is a professional organizer and provides tips to get that holiday organizing handled. After all, there can be a lot of chaos around the holidays, with busyness, deadlines, and—let’s face it—wrapping paper everywhere. As you start off the new … Continue reading Holiday Organizing: A Gift to Your Future Self with Lea Gallagher of Untangle Organizing
If you look at just about any city in America today, we can all ask ourselves one question and begin postulating change: How do We Rebuild Urban America? The perspective of a Taxi Driver is one that sees a lot of places, meets a lot of people and allows to endless hours of time to … Continue reading How Do We Rebuild Urban America?
Today we’re gabbing with Tony Pratte about easy and low-cost ways to warm up the cold spots in your home. The idea used to be if you wanted to cut your utility bills you dropped the thermostat and put on a sweater. But not anymore. Air Sealing and Insulation Air is always going to want … Continue reading Low-Cost Ways to Warm-Up Your Home
We all know about the American Revolution. Did you know that George Washington didn’t become the American President until 1789? That’s a long time (from 1776) for an entire country to be “floating”. After the Treaty of Paris was signed, while the Revoluntionary War was over, we created the Articles of Confederation (1777). With Congress … Continue reading Presidential Bio: George Washington (GW) – The 1st President of The United States
How many of you LIKE our current President of the United States? Whether you’re a fan or not, the fact is that feature films galore have featured both real and fictional Presidents for a very long time. Inside of 1997’s Air Force One, we’re introduced to President James Marshall – a former military vet, devoted … Continue reading Air Force One (1997) – A Perspective Review
Today, we’re gabbing with Tony Pratte, the director of builder relations at the Sound Room. We’re talking about how a connected home is a great way to control your energy use, be environmentally aware, and increase safety for homeowners. These devices also make great gift options for others or yourself. What Is a Connected Home? … Continue reading Give the Gift of a Connected Home for the Holidays
What the hell is wrong with people? Having a conversation, interacting, talking to and investing time into people – should be as difficult as it is. Is it because people don’t understand you? No. Is it because no one has an appropriate attention span to comprehend what’s being said around them? No. Might it be … Continue reading What About Manners?
Today, we’re gabbing with Elizabeth Allen, a safe beauty advocate and toxin-free educator. She is passionate about educating women about safer alternatives for healthier personal care products. The products we choose to use not only affect us. They affect the people around us, our community, and the world. During the holiday season, many of us … Continue reading Choose Healthier Personal Care Products This Holiday Season