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How Much Water Do YOU Use?

The planet is covered in blue stuff, but as the old saying goes: "water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink." Globally, water needs are outstripping supply, even as potable water is bei…

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5 Super Simple Ways to Be More Productive

  Sometimes it feels like there just aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done. And while that may be true to a certain extent, for many of us, what it really boils down to is that…

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Top 3 Reasons You Don’t Need To Buy Solar Panels

It's getting more expensive to both heat and cool a home, and power all the gadgets and appliances that we need to stay comfortable and connected. Lots of people advocate investing in renewable ene…

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Understanding How Lighting Affects Home Efficiency

Walking into a room and flipping on the light is second nature for those of us still living on the grid. Unless you were involved with the building of your home, however, it's unlikely that you had a …

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3 Ways To Put The Brakes On Vehicle Idling

Electric vehicles are gaining in popularity and dropping in price all over the world. But until they make up the majority of vehicles on the road, it's important for drivers to remain diligent in look…

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EcoMode Software Teaches Green Driving Tips

New Ford Focus drivers will be able to take advantage of a new in-car software application that monitors the impact of their behavior on fuel economy and then offers up simple hints on how to improve…

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End Multitasking: 7 Single Tasking Tips

We live in a fast-paced multitasking age which has made it possible to get immediate gratification 24/7: e-mail, banking, mail orders and of course, work. Children are connected to their cell phone …

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