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

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Save Money With These Cost-Effective Energy Efficiency Tips

Easy home improvements to cut your energy bills, and new financial incentives that could help put them within reach.

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New 2023 Energy Tax Credits and Rebates You Can Use to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

How to finesse your home's energy efficiency by using the new rebates and tax incentives for HVAC, solar and more.


How to Stack and Store Firewood

Want to keep your firewood organized and dry? Here's how.


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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...

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 in 3 Steps

Save money on your energy bill


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: Dual-Fuel Heat Pump

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


How To Choose the Right Led Bulbs for Your Home

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...


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

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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