Energy-efficient appliances and home improvements are major changes you can make in your home which not only can save you money but make your home more environmentally friendly.  If the recent dips in temperature have made you aware that your old furnace isn't doing the job (and costing you money as well), here is a review of some of the trends in home heating which are more energy-efficient.

This article from the Milwaukee chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry reviews relatively new technology such as WI-FI thermostats and modulating furnaces.  Plus their is a Q & A with tips to help you keep your current furnace running as efficiently and as well as possible until you're ready to replace it.

Quarve Contracting is committed to green remodeling products and building techniques, and when we find items that may help Minneapolis/St. Paul area homeowners improve the green quality of their homes, we're glad to pass them along.  Please feel free to contact us if you have questions about green home improvement.