Posted November 17, 2016 by Vernon Trollinger
Believe it or not, improving your home’s energy efficiency doesn’t require an advanced energy science degree. It’s really just a matter of being more aware of choices and recognizing whether they save or waste energy. Individually, some energy-wasting practices might not amount to much, but when you add them all together, you’ll gain a better picture of how how much you could save. To help you live Live Brighter, our “Energy Efficiency ‘Round the Home” series will showcase ways you can lower your home energy usage and possible reduce your monthly energy bill.
Posted November 1, 2016 by Vernon Trollinger
Posted December 11, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
Live brighter this holiday season by decorating your home in ways you might not have thought possible! With the Internet of Things (IoT) technology offering remote control at the swipe of your smart device, you can create amazing Christmas lighting effects and more without spending too much money on bulbs or adding to your electric bill.
Posted September 13, 2015 by Kamellia Zeynali
Hey there, Grandma and Grandpa!
As we approached Grandparents’ Day, I worried about what to get you this year. A few years ago, I made the mistake of buying you each a smartphone, which now you mainly use to comment on all my Facebook pictures and send selfies. **Cue Loving Eyeroll** But as I continued to research gift ideas, I began to understand just how helpful those smartphones really are.
Posted June 24, 2015 by John Rose
Being the coolest friend is something we all aspire to be, and moving is certainly a key time to shine. On one hand, you could be the friend who volunteers for that 16-hour grueling moving day marathon, earning you some beer, pizza, and your place in the “Big Book of Best Friends Ever.” On the other hand, you can save yourself the aches and pains by getting your pals a great new housewarming gift – which in my opinion (and experience) is the far easier way to go. But to put yourself in the absolute upper echelon of friends, look no further than these four cool pieces of helpful home tech for housewarming gifts!
Posted May 27, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
As we move into June and baseball season heats up, we take a look at various industry updates, including the smart home things Apple will pitch at this year’s World Wide Developer’s conference, along with whether or not Tesla Motors’ “Powerwall” and Spanish start-up Vortex Bladeless, are pop-ups or home runs.