Eco Ed and his wife Julie Tung renovated the 240 year-old historic home to be environmentally sustainable. The Chicago Tribune recently featured Eco Ed for the renovation work he did on the 240 year-old Victorian home. The main lesson Eco Ed learned from this project was that ”No matter how bad a shape it’s in, with… [Continue Reading]
Eco Ed returns in the award winning series Newly Greens. In this episode, Ed conducts an energy audit to help an elderly home owner to reduce unpleasant drafts in her home. To help eliminate cold air coming in, Ed suggests replacing a typical fireplace with a fireplace insert.
Eco Ed goes to reality TV! “Newlygreens” is an award-winning series that focuses on healthy, sensible living. Like many couples, Greg and Connie decided they want to go green. After doing easy weekend projects, they decided to take advantage of NJ’s program to help homeowners to make improvements in insulation and heating equipment called Home Performance… [Continue Reading]
CNBC uses Eco Ed’s home to explain the financial benefits of investing in a “green” home. After installing solar panels, insulation, and other energy efficient technology, his house was 80-90% more efficient and put cash in his pocket!
Learn how an energy audit can help save you money, improve comfort in your home, make sure your family is safe, and more. Eco Ed’s energy bills actually generate cash. The first step is getting an energy audit if you would like the same for your home or building.
Maplewood’s Deputy Mayor Kathy Leventhal has brought ‘Eco Ed’ into her home to conduct an energy audit. As a result of the energy audit she will reduce her home’s energy costs by 25%. The mayor claimed she made a wise investment: ”With rebates, we expect pay-back to take ten years, which may seem like a long [...]
Dear Eco-Ed: It sure has heated up quickly. I live in an older home, built in the 1930’s. I swear it is hotter than in past years, and it’s only early June. Our electric bills were very high last summer, as the air conditioner was running constantly. These past couple of weeks it has been [...]
The Green Divas have partnered with Eco Ed to teach you how to reduce your carbon footprint. We’re all feeling the consequences of climate change with the recent hurricanes and soon heat-waves. Eco Ed was featured on CNBC for his wise investments that saved him money and reduced his carbon footprint. Learn from one of the [...]
Avoid using medication to treat this seasons allergies. The Green Divas have partnered with Eco Ed to offer you natural remedies to fight allergies. These remedies are better for your body and the planet. Sit back, brew a fresh cup of coffee, and enjoy this five minute segment. Play ‘Seasonal Allergies’ Podcast More about the Green [...]
Dear Eco-Ed: Ridgewood is having its Earth Day celebration in Van Neste Square on Saturday, April 20th this year. I want to get involved, and learn about how I can do more to teach my children about the environment and global warming. Any advice? – Enjoying Spring in Ridgewood Dear Enjoying Spring: View Larger Map [...]
Dear Eco-Ed: Hopefully spring will be here soon, as I am sick of winter. Cannot wait to get working on my garden. Do you have any advice for gardeners, on things to focus on which might make my yard more environmentally sound? – Greening My Yard in Ridgewood Dear Greening My Yard, There are a [...]
Dear Eco-Ed: In the past few weeks, my house has been very cold. We replaced the windows last year to cut down on drafts, but that has not helped much. It cost over $25,000, and we are at wits end on how to get comfortable. – Hating the Cold in Glen Rock
Dear Eco-Ed: For the Holidays, I wanted to set the right example for my children on how to view the holidays, appreciate what they have and also respect the planet. Last year, they got a huge pile of gifts from friends and family, and I don’t want them to view the holidays as so materialistic. [...]
Dear Eco-Ed: I am fed up with these power outages! This is our third one in two years, and we were out for 8 days this time (14 days after Hurricane Irene). I’ve heard about generators, and the whole concept seems complicated. I do not feel comfortable with one of those portable units with power [...]