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

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3 Best Smart Toilets for the Tech-Loving Homeowner

A smart toilet could change the way you see your bathroom. Here are a few of the best options on the market.

These LED Bulbs Could Last Up to 50 Years

See why these lightbulbs could be great for your wallet and the planet.


Purdue University Developing Roadway That Charges Electric Vehicles

This new tech could change roads and increase electric vehicle viability in the United States.


8 Tips for Installing Home Air Conditioning

If you're considering a central air conditioner install for your new or existing home, consider these tips before making any...


8 Types of Air Conditioners

Looking to buy an air conditioner? Here's a roundup of eight air conditioner types, along with how to assess which...

10 Best Firewood Racks of 2021

An outdoor firewood rack keeps wood off the ground, neatly stacked and ready for the next firepit or fireplace gathering....


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Least Energy-Efficient Cycles for Your Appliances

From the washer and dryer to the dishwasher, energy-wasting cycles can drain your wallet.

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Solar Panels: What To Know Before You Buy

From initial cost to maintenance concerns, here's a primer on solar panels to help you decide if they're right for...


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New Homeowner’s Guide To Solar Power

Is solar technology a good fit for the 21st century homeowner? Here's an overview of traditional and DIY solar options.


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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...


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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...

Are PV Panels Are Right For Your Roof?

Photovoltaic solar panels are getting cheaper and more efficient, but they're still not for everyone. These questions will help you...


Here’s What Really Happens to Recycled Plastic

This is what happens to plastic from the moment you toss it into the recycling bin to when its materials...


13 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

Show your green side by taking small steps to reduce your carbon footprint at home. It's rewarding to do what...