Archive for Green Living

Easy Ways to Go Green and Lower Utility Bills This Summer

Summer officially starts next month, but many parts of the country are already feeling the heat. And if you’re a homeowner, you might be getting a little nervous about the costs to keep your home cool this summer. Here are a few easy tips for boosting your home’s energy efficiency while saving money: Replace light [Read More]

May 14, 2014 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Energy Efficient, Featured, Green Living, Remodeling

Vote and Win with Warmup

In honor of the three year anniversary of Wamup’s 3iE™ touch-screen, energy monitoring thermostat for radiant floor heating, Warmup is giving its fans the opportunity to vote on the 3iE™’s new look for the chance to win one of four iPad minis. The contest began Monday, May 5 and will end Sunday, June 1. After [Read More]

May 09, 2014 | Author: Warmup | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Energy Efficient, Green Living, Interior Design, Remodeling

Improved Installation with Warmup’s Alligator Tester

Getting precise and detailed information about electrical resistance on heating conductors is important when it comes to installing in floor heating. Sometimes, meters that measure electrical resistance, which is measured in ohms, can miss certain readings that can result in problems with in floor heating systems down the road. However, thanks to the world’s best-selling [Read More]

April 25, 2014 | Author: Warmup | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Energy Efficient, Green Living, Interior Design

Houzz is Heating Up Thanks to Warmup

There is no question that Houzz is a great site to use in order to find endless remodeling and design ideas and products. Now, Houzz users can add Warmup’s in floor heating systems to their Ideabooks! Thanks to Houzz, it’s easier than ever to look through thousands of beautiful photos and find information about the [Read More]

April 23, 2014 | Author: Warmup | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Energy Efficient, Green Living, Interior Design

Chicago Proud to Celebrate Earth Day with One of the Greenest Communities in the US

There’s plenty to be proud of when it comes to going green in the Windy City – and it’s not just the river being dyed each St. Patrick’s Day! This Earth Day, we’re proud to share that in a recent study by real estate website Redfin, one of Chicago’s neighborhoods, Valley View, was named the [Read More]

April 22, 2014 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Featured, Green Building, Green Living

Bank on More Green to Get Your Home Sold

If you are looking for a way to make your home stand out this year, going with green upgrades may be the ticket you need. Newly-released numbers from the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) study shows that buyers will not only choose homes with energy-efficient features over those that don’t, they are willing to [Read More]

April 14, 2014 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Energy Efficient, Green Living, Interior Design

Get Smart with Your Home Upgrades

If you are looking to upgrade your Chicago real estate this spring, either to get it ready to sell or just make your home more comfortable, there are a host of new home upgrades that can make your home easier to control by remote or your smartphone. According to the Pew Research Center, more than [Read More]

April 05, 2014 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Energy Efficient, Featured, Green Living, Remodeling