Weatherize Your Indianapolis Home to Save Money and Reduce Energy Consumption

We have been writing a lot about home weatherization lately and you may be wondering why. The answer is simple: Home weatherization will save you money (and reduce energy consumption, never a bad thing.) While the so-called “experts” tell us that the we’ve turned the economic corner, many Indianapolis-area residents are still finding it hard […]

Purdue University Represents Indiana at 2011 Solar Decathlon

While it’s true that we’re in the middle of Football season, Purdue University is currently in the middle of a competition that has nothing to do with sports. A team from Purdue is participating in the 2011 Solar Decathlon, taking place at the National Mall’s West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C., through Oct. 2, 2011. […]

Indianapolis Mayor’s New Sustainability Plan for City-County Building will Save $750,000 a Year

In an effort to keep Indianapolis at the forefront of the “Urban Green Revolution” movement, Mayor Ballard unveiled a new Sustainability Upgrades Plan for the City-County Building (CCB) that will reduce the City’s environmental footprint and guarantee energy savings of $750,000 a year for the next 15 years. The sustainability measures, which include heating, cooling […]

Was Your Indianapolis Area Home’s Heating System Ready for the Cold Weather?

In our post last Friday, “Indianapolis-Area Air Conditioning Systems Strain Under High Heat Conditions Again, But Heating System Weather Will Arrive Soon” we mentioned that while the temperature hit 99 degrees again (Saturday actually saw 100 degrees,) cooler fall and winter weather was on its way to the Indianapolis area. And boy, were we right! […]

Indianapolis-Area Air Conditioning Systems Strain Under High Heat Conditions Again, But Heating System Weather Will Arrive Soon

Can you believe we hit 99-degrees again today?!? We know that it is supposed to get hot in the summer, but this is getting a little ridiculous. We don’t want to beat a dead horse by dwelling on ways to ensure your central air conditioning system continues to work at maximum efficiency, because we have […]