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6 Home Improvements That Are Good for the Earth and Your Bank Account

Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, home, energy, protection )

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In the last several years, there has been a growing awareness of environmental issues among consumers and, with consumer interest, comes economic opportunity.

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pam w (139)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 9:25 am
Each and every one of us can do SOMETHING!

Sandi C (99)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 9:58 am

Anne F (17)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 10:22 am
And urge local ans state government to take the same steps in schools, libraries and police stations. Using energy wisely and sparingly ti a good idea.

Athena F (131)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 10:37 am
thank you

Lindsay Kemp (6)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 10:54 am
Noted - thanks for posting

Sara P (57)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 11:22 am
Thanks Cher.

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 12:26 pm
Noted. Thank you Cher

Winn A (179)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 1:11 pm

Birgit W (160)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 1:39 pm

Colleen L (3)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 1:46 pm
Good information. Had more of these things done to my home last year. Will continue to do more. Thanks Cher

Kamia T (89)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 3:56 pm
Noted. Of all of these, the company that did a home energy audit said that comprehensive sealing with quality insulation will result in the most impact, both financially and environmentally. They also shocked me when they suggested abandoning a central HVAC system in favor of only heating or cooling the minimal areas needed for occupancy and pipe protection at any given time!

Patsy Olive (0)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 6:32 pm

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 7:00 pm
Thanks again Cher.

Sherri G (128)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 12:44 am
I agree with Pam each of us can do something. Noted TY Cher

Debra G (0)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 1:08 am
I didn't know about the energy burst needed by tankless water heaters. May not be the best choice when my current tank goes belly up. Did have an energy audit - learned that you can tell if there are air leaks around baseboards by looking for dirt smudges on the carpet around the baseboards.

Gabriele Jefferson (147)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 3:28 am
noted,, shared on fb, twitter, g+, thx.

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 4:41 am
Let's keep moving for this win-win ending

Misty Delahay (32)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 6:12 am
Thank you for the great ideas

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 12:40 pm

Barbara K (60)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 1:24 pm
Great ideas, my friend, thank goodness I've already done most of them.

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 2:02 pm
Thank you.

James Maynard (84)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 2:24 pm
The last thing we did to the house
in Austin before moving here, was
to replace the old windows with
double pane. It made a huge
difference in heating/cooling and
in the noise level from the street!

Fran F (118)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 5:36 pm
Noted and bookmarked. Thanks!

lisa O (6)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 6:00 pm
Cool, I will look into more insulation soon!

Past Member (0)
Monday June 9, 2014, 10:10 pm
Good suggestions-thx Cher
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