energy-saving lightbulbs

by Jodi Summers According to the US Energy Information Administration the national average per kilowatt hour (kWh) is10¢. While 10 cents may not seem like much money, your electric bill shows that energy costs add up quick. Let’s see if we can’t save everyone some money with light bulb math. Let’s compare the true cost […]

smartphone-business

by Jodi Summers Looking to add technology to your home? Tech products come in a huge range of options, from elaborate systems to simple additions one could purchase at Lowe’s, Home Depot, or the Apple Store for a few hundred dollars. What to get? First, choose a budget, then choose the most important features. Keep […]

An NFL Stadium in Carson

by Jodi Summers Los Angeles is assuming if they build an NFL-eminent stadium, a team will come. The thought is, if the Rams don’t come, maybe the Oakland Raiders will. Or the San Diego Chargers. Most of the talk surrounding team relocation is focused around Stan’s Rams, who have been unable to negotiate stadium renovations […]

green masonry

edited by Jodi Summers The Green Police want you to know about new masonry. Michael Anschel, CEO of Verified Green, and Carl Seville, principal at SK Collaborative, are the Green Police. Enjoy their antics as they inspect concrete masonry units, or CMUs, from CalStar. Not only are some of the CalStar bricks less expensive than […]

edited by Jodi Summers It will take about 11 trillion gallons of water (42 cubic kilometers) — around 1.5 times the maximum volume of the largest U.S. reservoir – for California to recover from the drought, according to NASA. Earlier this year, a team of scientists led by Jay Famiglietti of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory […]

edited by Jodi Summers National Geographic has come up with a very entertaining app that takes you through your weekly water usage. By plugging information about your home, yard, diet, energy, and consumer choices the app calculates your water usage compared to the average American. Know this: The average American lifestyle is kept afloat by […]