After I became a homeowner, the concept of saving energy became a very real concern. Our power bills were astronomical, and it was really frustrating to feel like I was working just to pay our bills. I was really frustrated about the problem, so I started focusing on conserving energy. We worked hard to go through and overhaul our usage, and it was really amazing to see the difference that it made. We were able to cut our power spending by half, which freed up our budget to enjoy other things. Check out this blog for more ideas on how to protect the environment.