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8 Tips to Make Your Remodel More Energy Efficient

8 Tips to Make Your Remodel More Energy Efficient

As long as you’re remodeling, why not cut your utility bill and make your home a bit healthier? Think green when you remodel Saving energy wasn’t on the list of reasons we’re finally ripping out the kitchen in our mid-century home (green-veined, imitation marble laminate countertops figured

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How to Get Kids to Save Energy

How to Get Kids to Save Energy

Want your kids to pitch in and help save energy? Green parenting bloggers weigh in on getting kids to flip the switch and stop wasting energy. Kids have more important things to think about than turning off the lights. But discovering the lights blazing in an empty room for the umpteenth time is enough

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Programmable Thermostats Reduce Energy Costs

Programmable Thermostats Reduce Energy Costs

Advanced programmable thermostats give you precise control over your heating and cooling, helping to reduce wasted energy. High-def, high-tech settings You wouldn’t think of spending much time in front of your thermostat, but the newest advanced

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How to Get Rid of Stuff and Declutter Your Life

How to Get Rid of Stuff and Declutter Your Life

You can get that warm, fuzzy holiday feeling and make a few bucks by responsibly ditching all the excess stuff you accumulate, particularly at this time of year. Get Organized and recycle some of the clutter in your life: For lots more information, including videos and resources

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9 Unexpected Energy (and Money) Savers

9 Unexpected Energy (and Money) Savers

Here are a few surprising and simple ways to cut your energy bill this season. Put lamps in the corners: Did you know you can switch to a lower wattage bulb in a lamp or lower its dimmer switch and not lose a noticeable amount of light? It’s all about placement.

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