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Jan 08

5 Easy Additions to Make Your Home More Sustainable

If you’re like most people, your home is the largest consumer of energy of things you own and your biggest carbon footprint contributor. Making your home more sustainable and efficient will have a far greater impact than many other personal changes you could make. With the dizzying number of devices, upgrades, retrofits, and DIY tutorials …

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Dec 26

Why Going Green on Your AC is Good For You and the Planet

Our energy needs lead to some massive consumption, but it can be a surprise what eats up the most energy. Statistics show that air conditioning accounts for nearly 50 percent of the energy use in the United States during peak summer months, and air conditioning is responsible for nearly 100 million tons of carbon dioxide …

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Jul 11

How to Make Your Property Attractive to a Buyer With an Eco-Friendly Mind-Set

Regardless President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement, lots of people around the world still believe in climate change. And because of this, it’s very likely that the next people who’ll show interest in buying your home are going to be pro-going green. Even if a potential home buyer isn’t interested in …

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Dec 06

4 Ways to Save Energy and Money This New Year

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day takes place every January, which means now is the ideal time to get your home winter ready. You’ll need to insulate to accumulate energy and cost savings, so let’s start at the top of the house, and the 20% of heat that escapes through your roof. Savings start at …

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Sep 23

Cut the Cord: 6 Tips For Lowering Energy Use In Your Home

There are very good reasons why many homeowners are choosing to go green. Beyond people’s moral obligations to help preserve the environment and curb pollution, a green home can also help lead to a very inexpensive home. If you are able to lower your energy use, you can obviously lower your bills each and every …

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Jul 15

7 Eco-Friendly Ways To Stay Warm And Toasty This Winter

The freezing winter is here once again, and unfortunately, this means that most of us will have to turn on our heating appliances double time, at the expense of both the environment and the household budget. Making sure that you invest in an energy efficient electric heater is the first step to an eco-friendly winter. …

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Mar 02

Five Sneaky Ways to Cut Your Home Heating Bills

In areas where the winter gets extremely cold and lengthy, heating bills can get extremely expensive. Instead of reducing the temperature in your home, look into ways to increase efficiency in order to reduce heating bills. Here is a look at five sneaky ways to cut your home heating bills. Add or Replace Worn-Out Weather-Stripping: …

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Jan 13

Air Conditioner Energy Savings Tips

While cooling your home during the summer months is a priority to maintain a comfortable environment for you and your family, keeping prices low is also very important. There are several things you can do to keep cooling costs low this summer while still enjoying the season from the comfort of your home. 1. Keep …

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Aug 19

How to Make Eco-Friendly Household Purchases

Many people have the desire to do more to conserve the environment. However, not many of these people engage in environmental conservation, reason being that they do not know where to start. Environmental conservation begins by understanding the factors that make every aspect of the world a part of the conservation process. Also, people should …

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Feb 25

5 Easy Eco Fixes for a Greener Home

Even if the average adult doesn’t have a lot of time to spare in contemplation of the plight of our planet, including the rampant waste and pollution that could be hastening our end, most homeowners are delighted to hear about strategies that could help them to save money on their monthly bills. And if you …

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Jan 20

5 Technologies to Help You Go Green at Home

Everyone can do their part to help save the environment. This should be the case whether you live in a big city or just a normal, small town. Whatever your situation, there are a number of things you can do to help make your own home greener. Below is a list of five technologies that …

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Dec 20

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint With Your Security System

You don’t want to leave two carbon footprints while you’re on vacation. Reducing the energy consumption of your home while you’re away is easy to accomplish with the help of the latest in security system technology. Adding the human factor assures that you’re protected and that you’re protecting the environment.   Monitoring Your Thermostat Of …

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