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

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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 including:

  • Switching to Compact Florescent Light Bulbs
  • Programming Your Thermostat
  • Plugging Air Leaks
  • Tuning Up Your HVAC System
  • Choosing ENERGY STAR Appliances
  • Reducing Water Use
  • Switching to Green Power
  • Buying local products
  • Using Low VOC Products
  • Using Wood Alternatives or FSC-certified Wood Products

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