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How to Reduce Air Conditioning Costs in Summer

Summer is a time full of barbecues and beach trips. It also brings the heat, which will lead you to crank up your air conditioning. However, the costs to cool your home can add up quick.  Here are some green tips for reducing your utility bills this summer.  Upgrade Your Windows If your windows are […]

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5 Ways Solar Panels Can Improve Your Rental Property

There are numerous ways you can improve your rental property, make it more marketable, and even find an ideal tenant. In most cases, you don’t have to break the bank to transform your rental property into a potential tenant’s dream home. In fact, some upgrades (like solar panels) can return some cash into your pocket […]

Programmable Thermostat | Tuesday Tip

Programmable thermostats learn your habits so you’re more comfortable when you’re home and saving money when you’re not.

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Biofriendly Ways to Conserve Water and Energy

In this month’s Biofriendly DIY we wanted to let you know about various ways you can conserve water and energy at home. While there’s no question taking steps to conserve water and energy is good for the environment, the bonus is it’s good for your wallet too. In addition, once you’ve begun taking these steps, […]

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12 Small Changes To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

Single-use plastic and CO2 emissions are the biggest sources of pollution. Not everybody can afford solar panels or Energy Star appliances, but we can all make smaller changes in our own homes. These changes are budget-friendly and they don’t take a lot of time; they are however efficient and they can turn your home into […]

How to Keep Warm in the Winter While Saving the Planet

For eco-friendly families, it is important to protect the planet during the winter months, but to also important to stay safe, warm and comfortable as well. While it may be tempting to crank up the heat and consume additional energy this winter, there are energy-saving techniques you can rely on to stay warm even though […]

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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 […]

7 Easy Steps to a More Eco-Friendly Home

Image by Suvodeb Banerjee / Creative Commons Sometimes the idea of “going green” or making a more eco-friendly home can be a little overwhelming. How much is it going to cost you? How much time is it going to take? What major changes are you going to have to make? What comforts will you have […]