July 23, 2017 Light Design

Saving on the use of electricity is not only a way to save money, but great for a sustainable lifestyle. Many people these days install solar systems for their power needs, but this is still quite expensive and it takes a while to recoup your investment. If you intend to stay in the house for 10 or more years, that will allow you to recoup, but if you are planning to move soon, don’t go to the expense; you are not likely to get it back in the sale price. However, there are many other ways to save on the…

October 23, 2015 Light Design

If you are looking for ways to incorporate sustainability into your lifestyle, a good place to start is with food.  Since we don’t have a choice about buying food, it’s important to buy well and make other important food choices in order to become eco friendly. Here are some tips in how to implement environmentally friendly habits with food – and encourage your children to do the same. Only buy what you need of perishable items. If the fruit you purchase is getting riper by the hour and no one wants to eat it, cook it. Stewed apple, peaches and…