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11 Green Hacks to Stay Cool This Summer

Not only are air conditioners environmentally unfriendly, but they are pretty expensive. If you’re looking to live greener and cheaper, here are 11 tips to keep your life bearable during the next heat…

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10 Design Tips To Use Less Air Conditioning

By Lloyd Alter, TreeHugger Elizabeth Taylor knew how to keep cool without air conditioning in A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: She swanned about in her underwear. Not all of us can do that, nor do we loo…

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Top 4 Things That Interfere With Central AC

By Carl Seville, Networx Plenty of people who run central air conditioning systems in Houston (and other cities where hot weather dominates the calendar) complain about how their air conditioning …

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Taking A Step Back and Investigating Your Energy Usage

Remember that old saying about putting the cart before the horse? Well, as a friend who reads my Care2 pieces pointed out to me the other day, I seem to have done just that. I jumped into energy sav…

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Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

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