Facts About Water Heater

Facts About Water Heater

The energy needed to warm your water can account for a large part of your home's monthly energy costs. Simple energy saving tips can help your water heater run more efficiently.

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Buying an Energy Efficient Home

Buying an Energy Efficient Home

Whether purchasing a new home or a previously owned home, consider not only the price of the home, but also the operating costs of the home.

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CFL Purchasing Guide

CFL Purchasing Guide

Take the guess work out of selecting the right energy efficient CFL bulbs for your home.

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Energy Efficient Lighting

Energy Efficient Lighting

Lighting accounts for 20%-25% of all electricity consumed in the United States. This white paper is an introduction to lighting technology and offers tips on how to choose the best lighting for your home.

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Water Conservation Strategies

Water Conservation Strategies

Water conservation offers a number of benefits to you, society, and the environment, and simply put, it costs less to use less. Additionally, most water conservation strategies are relatively easy to accomplish.

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Energy-Saving Tips for All Seasons

Energy-Saving Tips for All Seasons

You can save money and energy throughout the year with these energy saving ideas, while still maintaining your home's comfort level.

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Cool-Energy Saving Tips

Cool-Energy Saving Tips

Save energy year round with these ideas on how to save energy 365 days of the year.

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Creating Green Affordable Housing

Creating Green Affordable Housing

Developing and preserving affordable housing is critical to creating sustainable communities, but local governments face many obstacles. Utilizing funding for green affordable housing practices can provide both long and short-term benefits for local governments, however costs continue to rise.

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Attic Access

Attic Access

An attic access that is not properly insulated can break the thermal barrier between the attic and the conditioned living space.

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Air Sealing: A Guide for Contractors to Share With Homeowners

Air Sealing: A Guide for Contractors to Share With Homeowners

This guide provides information for contractors and homeowners to identify ways to seal unwanted air leaks in the home while still maintaining healthy levels of ventilation.

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16 Ways to Green Your Home: Lower the impacts of everyday living

16 Ways to Green Your Home: Lower the impacts of everyday living

There are many simple ways that individual homeowners can lower their impact on the environment through everyday living. This document from the U.S. Green Building Council outlines 16 ways to Green Your Home.

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17 Things You Can Do To Green A New Building

17 Things You Can Do To Green A New Building

The single most important thing you can do to build green is to size the building appropriately. A small building uses less materials and energy.

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Learn about the latest green home trends and find eco-friendly products to improve energy efficiency and comfort. Whether you're making big changes or starting small, this is the place to begin your green journey.

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