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Save Money On Utilities (Video)

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Family Circle put together this quick video on how to save money on your utilities. They focus on the fact that utilities devour up to 12% of the average family’s...

DIY

DIY Metal Can Solar Heater

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This simple solar heater can be easily constructed at home. It can produce strong and consistent airflow with temperatures upwards of 140 degrees Fahrenheit. It is the perfect device for...

Products

Renogy Solar Starter Kit: 400W Monocrystalline 12V

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Brand: Renogy Model: FK100D-4 ASIN: B00BSZUHRC Description New to solar? This Starter Kit is the perfect kit for someone who wants to begin utilizing solar energy for their off-grid adventures....

DIY

How To Prevent Frozen Water Pipes

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When outdoor temperatures plummet below freezing exposed water pipes can be at a high risk of shattering. A pipe burst can leave a homeowner without water for an extended period...

Appliances

What Is A Home Energy Audit?

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Think of a home energy audit as a check up for your house that helps you determine where energy and money are being lost. It will help you discover what...

DIY

Adding Attic Insulation Can Save $600 Per Year

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Insulation added to your attic helps keep your home warm during the winter and cool during the summer. You pay good money to keep your residence at a comfortable temperature,...

Tech

You Will Be Mesmerized By Earth’s Yearly Carbon Cycle

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NASA has been studying humanity’s effects on the planet through the use of the GEOS-T computer model developed at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Global Modeling and Assi​milation Office...

Solar

How Much Can You Save By Installing Solar?

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Looking across the United States it becomes apparent it is easier than ever before to save between $10,000 and $20,000 over the course of 20 years by simply harnessing the...

Electricity

These 10 American Cities Will Lead In Energy Efficiency

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Buildings throughout our U.S. cities consume enormous amounts of electricity. Through lighting, heating and cooling, computers, and equipment they are often running continuously 24/7. These buildings are extremely inefficient, and...

Electricity

Ensure Your Kids Grow Up Being Energy Conscious

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We’ve gotten so used to having electricity available instantaneously at any time for any application that’s it’s something we take for granted. As our population continues to grow the demand...

Appliances

How Does A Refrigerator Work?

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By understanding the basics of how a refrigerator works we can make sure to keep them well maintained and operating efficiently. The video points out the critical components of refrigeration...

Water

You Are Missing 13 Ways To Conserve Water At Work

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Most articles and products related to water conservation focus on the applications at home. While water consumption is typically higher in a household, there are plenty of opportunities at our...