Ed Begley, Jr. on Going Off the Power Grid

People wonder where to start saving money on power and becoming a little more energy independent. Ed Begley, Jr. talks to us about easy ways to start down that road.

Ed Begley, Jr. is not only a highly successful actor who has been working steadily for the last 45 years, with 260 credits on IMDB, he's also the former chairman of the Environmental Media Association and the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, and is involved in many other environmental and social causes. He talked to us about his efforts to take his house entirely off the electrical grid and become power self-sufficient, and gave us a number of suggestions for ways people can begin to use less power and save money at the same time.