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How to Reduce Energy Consumption at Home: Simple and Cost-Effective Strategies

Did you know the average American household uses 11,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually? This energy consumption number comes from air conditioning, water heating and other standard practices. It’s not uncommon for people to spend $1,000 or more on utility bills every year. These habits are also bad for the environment. You can learn how to […]

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How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient for Winter

As the change in season is fast approaching, and the temperatures begin to drop, your home energy usage will almost certainly increase. This increase is typically caused by residents needing to heat their homes more often, but it is also due to people staying inside and keeping the lights on more as well. Conserving energy […]

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8 Attainable Ways To Green Your Home

Taking strides to live a greener life is so important for the earth nowadays. Whether you’re looking for simple things to try now or you’re ready to take on a big remodel to add value to your home for years to come, we are going to lay out ways you can update your home and […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Creating An Energy-Efficient Home

There have always been environmental reasons to “green” one’s home. By decreasing the amount of energy used, it’s possible to reduce your carbon footprint. This, in turn, helps to preserve Earth’s natural resources for future generations. But there are increasingly economic reasons for becoming more energy efficient as well. Nationwide, utility prices keep trending upward, […]

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Light Bulbs and Energy Saving: A Checklist for the Home and Office

We live at an amazing time in human history, and we’re lucky to be blessed with so much abundant technology to make our lives easier and more comfortable than our ancestors ever could have dreamed. Still, there’s a tendency to think that because this technology is almost always right there when we need it, it […]

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How To Make Your Garage More Energy-Efficient

When it comes to energy efficiency, most of our attention goes toward our houses, and for good reason. Because we spend so much time and do so much inside our houses, much of the energy we emit on a daily basis is used there. What we don’t pay as much attention to is making our […]

How Small Businesses Can Be More Energy Efficient

As news continues to come out about our environment’s issues, it is becoming more important to become more eco-friendly. One of the ways we can do this is to become more energy efficient. But, businesses are no different. Executives who want to help their companies go through a financial detox can do so by auditing […]

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How to Fix the Biggest Energy-Wasting Areas in Your Home

Energy is necessary for many devices in our lives, but it’s also very easy to waste. Every little bit of wasted energy is wasted money. While many areas of the house unnecessarily consume energy, these are the worst culprits. Heating and Cooling Systems By far, the biggest users of energy in the home are heating and […]

5 Ways College Students Can Be Energy Efficient While Living on Campus

As a college student, conserving energy may not be your number one priority. But being energy efficient while living in on campus is easier than you think. These simple tips can make a huge impact on our environment and help your campus become more eco-friendly! 1. Unplug your electronics. Shutting off your television and laptop […]

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5 Biofriendly Actions You Need in Your Daily Routine

Well, it’s that time of year again. Summer is almost over and the kids are getting ready to start their new school year. Most parents have already begun the process of readjusting their schedules and taking steps to get the whole family back into their “normal” school-year routines sans all those outdoor, biofriendly activities you […]