Energy Saving

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

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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. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.

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.

8 Kirkland Items You Probably Shouldn’t Be Buying at Costco

You'll probably find better deals on paper products elsewhere.


Energy Saving Tips

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How to Install a Thermostat

Save money on energy


CFL Bulbs: Here’s What You Need to Know

10 common questions, 10 commonsense answers


DIY Solar Water Heater

Cut your water heating bills 50 percent with this sun-powered solution! Read more about a DIY solar water heater here.


Efficient Heating: Duel-Fuel Heat Pump

This double-duty unit cools and heats your home for less!

Light Bulb Guide: How to Choose LED Bulbs

Shopped for light bulbs lately? If you have, you may have noticed that most bulbs sold now are LED (light...


Furnace Humidifier not Working? Replace it

Replacing old furnace humidifiers with energy efficient ones is better than repairing them


Are Triple Pane Windows Worth the Extra Cost?

Consider all the pros and cons, not just price of triple pane windows.


Insulate Basement Rim Joists

Cut heat loss through the rim joists and tighten up your house with rigid foam insulation.


How to Seal Leaky Windows Without That Hideous Plastic Film

Removable caulk is a great solution for leaky, energy-wasting windows. It looks a whole lot better than covering windows with...

12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix

Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...


Energy Act Requires New Light Bulbs to Conserve Energy

What you need to know to choose a lightbulb in 2012


Expert Energy Saving Tips

Want to whittle down your heating costs this winter? Check out these easy to implement money-saving energy tips and cut...


Energy Savings: Seal Plumbing and Wiring Holes

A rubber plumbing boot seals holes in your siding


Plug Leaky Ducts

Save big bucks with a little tape and caulk


How to Save Energy and Cut Cooling Costs

10 sensible ways to save money and still keep cool


9 Home Energy Conservation Tips for the Winter

Use less energy without sacrificing comfort


Switch to Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Save Energy

There are many options available in compact fluorescent bulbs

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