Save water and energy at home

Are you paying for water that goes unused? Is heat leaking from your house in winter, and cold air in summer? It’s pretty easy to do some simple checks to make sure your home is using water and air-conditioning efficiently. And you may well be able to fix issues yourself -- fixes that pay for themselves through savings on energy and water bills.

Here are some tips on how to check and improve your home’s use of water and energy.

If you want to learn more, why not come to hear local architect Heidi Fichtenbaum outline some easy actions. She’s talking at the Sustainable Princeton evening meeting on January 31, 2012.

Local author Jeanne DeVoe was so inspired by the idea of saving money and the environment at the same time that she has written about it in her “Lazy Shades of Green” blog.