Three Steps to Sustainable Home Heating

By: Bob DeAngelis Photo credit: HeatSmart Westchester For much of history, we have burned things to heat our homes:  wood, oil and gas.  Now we know that burning fossil fuels contributes significantly to global warming as well as creating other forms of pollution.  So what option do we have? If I were building a new home, I would choose a…

Greening Our Space

By: Bill Stoiber In last year’s hit movie “Marriage Story” Adam Driver, a transplanted New Yorker, is informed:  “You can actually have space in LA!”. Here in Yorktown, maybe that “space” is taken for granted, but, more often than not, if one is a homeowner, one’s living area might be mapped out by that most basic of suburban expediencies:  the…

Stepping Towards a Sustainable Lifestyle

By: Cyril Cabral Jr. It is up to all of us to take steps, no matter how small, toward making the planet cleaner, safer and healthier, for us and for future generations.  Today’s article is about the miracle of light emitting diode (LED) technology.  This article, as well as all other articles sharing practical tips, are filed on our website…

Stepping Towards a Better Environment

By: Robert DeAngelis Let’s make the world a cleaner, safer and healthier place. Like Michael Jackson said many years ago, we need to look at the “man in the mirror.” Why blame someone else, or wait for others to drive change? If each of us steps up to our individual responsibility, we can collectively make a big difference, starting today….

Cut Carbon From Your Couch

By: Sheryl Goldberg I’ve been worrying about the curve for many years… I even took steps to do my part. When my oil burner started complaining, I knew I didn’t want to make an emergency decision on a replacement. I helped it limp along for about 1 ½ years. I had an energy audit. I tried to develop a comprehensive…

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