Recent How To Save Energy Articles


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12 Ways Ceiling Fans Keep You Comfortable and Save Cash

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 13, 2015

Ceiling fans are back in a big way (and according to some folks, they never really left). These inexpensive, energy-efficient cooling devices are good-looking and may be installed easily...


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Save on Solar Panel Install: Incentives and Tax Credits

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 05, 2015

Setting up solar (photovoltaic) panels on your property is well known as a way to produce inexpensive and clean electric power. You may have been hesitant, though, to install a solar...


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If You Make Only One (More) Green Change

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 08, 2014

Recycling, composting, saving water, buying less, reusing more ... you could well feel that you are already working hard to save the planet. It might be difficult for you to think of...


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27 Dishwasher Maintenance Tips to Maximize Performance

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 13, 2014

A dishwasher is a marvelous time- and labor-saving device. A green one will also conserve energy and water, actually consuming less water than washing plates and pots by hand. (Besides,...


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4 Ways Smart Homes Are Getting Smarter Than Ever

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 21, 2014

It used to be that we adults just had to worry about keeping up with our children in the smarts department. (Remember the first time you had to ask your offspring to show you how to...


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Green Winter Clothes: Stay Warm and Save the Planet

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 12, 2014

Wearing synthetic fabrics is a no-no if you're committed to saving the planet -- or even just wishy-washy about it. Most synthetics, for example polyester and acrylic, are based on...


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7 Special Touches that Make Your House a Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 29, 2014

Winter's coming … which means that you will most likely be spending a lot more time indoors. Now's the time to be insulating garage doors and checking your furnace and all that...


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10 Quick Fixes for Healthy Weekday Dinners

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 17, 2014

With cooler evenings and busier schedules, it seems like the whole family is hungrier than ever at suppertime these days. How can you get everyone fed, healthy, and happy -- fast --...