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Recent Energy Savers Articles


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Simple Pleasures You Can’t Buy with Cash

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 24, 2014

Money. It’s a subject that is on everyone’s mind much of the time – how to get it, what to do with it, and how to manage if you don’t have enough of it. True,...


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Take Care of Ducts Now for Greener, Cheaper Winter Heat

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 14, 2014

How can you prepare for a healthier, energy-efficient, and money-saving winter? Take care of your HVAC ductwork by cleaning, repairing, and insulating it as necessary. Proper attention...


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Eco-Friendly Electric Fireplaces: How Do They Stack Up?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 27, 2014

There’s nothing cozier on a crisp fall day than sitting in front of your fireplace, enjoying its warmth and the hypnotizing play of the flames. Add in some good company, your...


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29 Top Energy-Smart Tips for Kitchen Appliances

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 26, 2014

Looking to save energy when you use the most common appliances in your kitchen? Here’s a complete collection of the best tips we've found. Most of them are low or no cost, to...


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Add Insulation to Your Garage Door and Save

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 30, 2014

Insulating your garage door is a simple procedure that has the potential to save you money in many ways. Whether you retrofit insulation as a DIY project, hire a pro to do the job,...


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Beautiful Beachy Decor: How to Get the Look

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 13, 2014

Beachy style brings to mind long lazy days at the shore ... and it can add coziness and personality to an inland house or apartment as well as it does to a seaside cottage. If you are...


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8 Top Home Renovation Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 01, 2014

Folk wisdom says that remodeling your home is hell while it’s in progress and heaven when it’s done. To make sure you end up with that heavenly feeling at your project’s...


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Great Ways to Enjoy Your Garden in the Evening

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 22, 2014

Summer’s here, and hopefully your yard (or balcony) is abloom. Enjoy the colorful beauty of your flowers and plants in the sunshine, but don’t forget that evenings in the...