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6 Simple, Moneywise Steps to Greener Plumbing

If you're concerned about making your home plumbing more environmentally friendly, installing a greywater system or a solar water heater may be a "someday" dream of yours. But not every green change h…

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27 Dishwasher Maintenance Tips to Maximize Performance

A dishwasher is a marvelous time- and labor-saving device. A green one will also conserve energy and water, actually consuming less water than washing plates and pots by hand. (Besides, most folks fin…

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What to Look For When You Make the Switch to LEDs

Does this sound like you? You finally decided to try one of those "new fangled" energy-saving LED light bulbs – only to find that the light it emitted was not adequate, didn’t produce light in the rig…

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Tips to Conserve Energy Costs this Summer

Summer is here, and chances are your energy bills are showing it. Luckily, there are lots of little ways that you can conserve energy without giving up comfort. When we think of conserving, we ofte…

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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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Apple turns green with thin ‘Air’

JANUARY 16, 2008—At MacWorld, Steve Jobs unveiled MacBook Air, an ultra-thin, uber-green laptop computer. Measuring just 0.76 of an inch and weighing in at 3 pounds, MacBook Air is the world's trim…

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