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Do You Live In A Slow Home? (Take the Test!)

"Simplicity means the achievement of maximum effect with minimum means." ~ Albert Einstein What is a Slow Home? Think of a Slow Home as you would think about Slow Food. Or, think about the opposit…

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How to Use Your Washing Machine More Efficiently

By Cris Carl, Hometalk If you are not ready or able to buy an ENERGY STAR-rated washing machine, there are a few simple things you can do to increase the efficiency of the washing machine you h…

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Quiz: Are You An Energy Saver or an Energy Waster?

There are many options when it comes to improving the efficiency of your home and each provide different levels of energy savings. We all do our best to turn off lights when we're not in the room,…

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Small And Stylish ECO Homes

Ever dream about creating the perfect eco-house? The importance of greening our homes to save energy and the planet has become more and more mainstream. Iíve been following the tiny house movement, an…

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Energy Efficiency Audit

If you've noticed that your house is drafty, or if, like a neighbor of mine, you got a letter from PG&E that says your house uses the most energy on the block, you might want to check into getting…

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Energy Efficiency For The New Year

I've had lots of people ask me in the last couple of weeks how they can start being more green, start being more energy efficient, in the new year. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" capt…

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Stop Wasting Energy: Tips for Your TV

When you yourself are running low on energy, you probably turn to your most interesting household friend for a little low-key entertainment.† That's right, I'm talking about your television.† With no …

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How Does A Wind Turbine Work?

I don't know about you, but I love the word turbine. It speaks of great, enormous machines, capable of moving vast quantities of something-or-other, and to me, have an unapproachability that mak…

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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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6 Reasons Why You Might Buy a $50 Light Bulb

Incandescent light bulbs will be phased out in 2014. Some will say bye-bye and good riddance, while others are still holding out for a mercury-free eco-alternative to CFLís. But, there's a new kid on …

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