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These projects and energy saving tips will cut your energy consumption.

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    Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

    Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!

    20 Earth Conscious Home Ideas Through the Years

    Have you heard of the Earthship?


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    How to Estimate Insulation Needs and Achieve R-Value Requirements

    Achieve comfort and efficiency year-round with the right amount of insulation.


    11 Genius Ways to Save on Every Household Bill

    Water bills, energy bills, cell phone bills — oh my! Here’s how to cut costs on each and every one.


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    Best Off-Grid Power Systems for Your Cabin

    If you're contemplating off-grid power for your cabin or summer house, start here to learn the differences between solar, wind...

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    What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

    When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


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    What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build

    Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...

    5 Best Camping Tent Heaters to Keep You Warm

    Keep warm this camping season with one of these highly rated camping tent heaters available online.


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    Best Temperature To Set A Thermostat in Summer

    Too hot? Too cold? Stay comfortable and save on energy bills by figuring out what temperature to set your thermostat...


    Save Money With Home Energy Audit

    Find out where you're losing energy—and what you can do to stop it


    How to Insulate a House

    Do it right to save $$, stay warm

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    5 Ways to Stay Environmentally Conscious During a Pandemic

    The 2020 Earth Day celebrations may feel different, but you can still keep the goals of environmental protection alive in...


    13 Tricks to Cut Your Summer Utility Bills

    Our money experts share their favorite summer-bill secrets.


    Nearly Half of Survey Respondents Want Energy Efficient Appliances in Their Homes

    A recent survey asked people to rank how sustainability solutions would impact their lives. Find out the results here.


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    10 Women Inventors Who Changed Home Life Forever

    From the circular saw to Scotchgard, inventions by women revolutionized our homes. In honor of Women's History Month, we spotlight...


    The 7 Things Solar Panel Makers Don’t Want You To Know

    Installing solar panels in your home can lower your environmental footprint and your monthly bills, but there are also some...

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    21 Air Conditioner Maintenance and Home Cooling Tips

    Whether you have a whole-house or one-room air conditioner, don't make it work harder than it should. Follow these tips...


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    10 Myths About Saving Energy at Home

    Reap the rewards of energy savings by ignoring these myths.


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    Choosing Your Best Home Heating System

    Find the best heating system for your home by learning what's available and how they compare.


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    What to Know About Energy Star Certification

    Chances are, you recognize the Energy Star name and logo. But do you know what it means? We'll look at...


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    12 Things Homeowners Should Check in Winter

    Be prepared this winter by keeping an eye on these things in your home.


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    What Temperature to Set The Thermostat in Winter

    Stop the thermostat wars in your home with this definitive look at the optimal temperature to set your thermostat in...


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    Is the Pandemic Really to Blame for Your High Utility Bills?

    Time at home increased in 2020, and so did the price we pay for utilities. Is this simple cause and...


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    Cut Electricity Spending With a Sense Energy Monitor

    Electricity bill too high? Afraid your meter is always running? Here's a smart solution for monitoring your consumption.

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    12 Sneaky Ways Your Home Is Draining Your Bank Account

    Since your walls can't talk, we got home pros to suggest the hidden ways your house could be costing you...


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    50 Super Simple Ways to Save on Energy Costs

    Watch your utility bills drop with these smart (and easy!) energy saving projects you can DIY.


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    5 Ways To Save Energy During the Pandemic

    Offset some of the extra energy expense you're accruing during the pandemic with these energy-conservation tips.


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    Deals We Love: Smart Home Devices

    Controlling entry into your home and lighting from anywhere provides convenience and peace of mind.


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    7 Best Window Draft Stoppers

    With winter right around the corner, learn how window draft stoppers can help keep your home cozy and warm this...


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    10 Best Door Draft Stoppers

    Keep your toes toasty this winter with door draft stoppers that block frigid air from coming in and heated air...