Category Archives: Green Gab Podcast – Green Homes, Green Living and Green Companies

Stuff in Your Home: Making It More Earth Friendly



How do you look at your stuff? There’s a lot of stuff that makes up your home. When you think about it, your home is a collection of a bunch of resources, materials, and systems. Or, in other words, a lot of stuff. How can you look at the stuff in your home in terms … Continue reading Stuff in Your Home: Making It More Earth Friendly


The Water We’re Using at Home



Every parent has said to their children—multiple times, “Turn off the water.” We teach our children the importance of not wasting water, but it’s important for us adults to remember as well. And it’s about so much more than just turning off the faucet. Water plays a bigger role in today’s modern world than it … Continue reading The Water We’re Using at Home


How to Build a Green Home with Christy Howell of Align



Is a new home on the horizon for you? Or would you like to improve the efficiency of your existing home? This time, we’re gabbing with Christy Howell of Align, who provides suggestions to build a green home that meets you where you are and provides sustainability for the future. What Is Sustainability? At its … Continue reading How to Build a Green Home with Christy Howell of Align


Braving the Winter: More on Home Comfort with Kellye Markowski of Energy Smart Homes



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


Running Your Home So It Doesn’t Run You



  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


Holiday Organizing: A Gift to Your Future Self with Lea Gallagher of Untangle Organizing



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


Low-Cost Ways to Warm-Up Your Home



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


Give the Gift of a Connected Home for the Holidays



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