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How to Give Your Household a Green Makeover

By Sayward Rebhal, Networx Making a major lifestyle shift can often seem daunting, and sometimes the simple act of getting started is enough to stop you in your tracks. That initial hurdle can be s…

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3 Solar Energy Options for Your Home

Have you ever considered harnessing the power of the sun to save on your energy consumption? Solar technology is constantly improving, and there are many ways solar can be a part of your home. Check o…

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Live from SxSW Eco: Can We Achieve Life At 2,000 Watts?

The first-ever SxSW Eco took place this week in Austin, Texas. It was a three-day event that brought together sustainable companies, scientists, politicians, media and citizens that are concerned abou…

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Is Your Computer Energy Efficient?

I know that my computer has energy efficiency settings.  Yours does, too.  But I almost never mess with them.  For some reason, for a lot of us, messing with the settings is one of those things you he…

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Gift Guide for the Energy-Conscious Consumer

'Tis the season for giving and receiving, and if you're a procrastinating last-minute shopper like me, chances are you're looking for a little help this week!  Well, I have good news.  If visions of e…

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Be Happy, Use These Appliances

Everywhere you turn these days you are urged to reduce your energy consumption to fight global warming. We are all for this. But we also wanted the list of appliances NOT to worry about, or feel guilt…

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