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Paris Gives Free Kits to Help Monitor Watt/Water Consumption

By Alex Davies, TreeHugger Considering the impact of smart energy meters on how we use electricity, Sami Grover has argued "it's clear that simple feedback mechanisms can have a huge impact on hou…

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Going Solar: Tips for Your Home

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy We all want to decrease our energy use, both for the sake of our wallets and the benefit of the planet. But is putting solar panels on our home rooftops the be…

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New Green Home Solutions – Book Giveaway!

"What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?" -- Henry David Thoreau Dave Bonta and Stephen Snyder bring that quote to life with their book, New Green Home So…

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Roots, Wings and a New (Green) Nest – Win Green Guides!

Home grounds us. Itís a safe haven to come and go. For kids, itís generally the nesting place until they go off to the next great thing. Could they benefit from a little green guidance? Couldnít we…

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Green Travel Tips

Do you leave small footprints while you travel? More and more hotels are stepping up and making the protection of the environment a priority for travelers. The California Green Lodging Program pro…

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