Energy Saving

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

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    8 Best Fireplace Draft Stoppers

    Fireplace draft stoppers come in many forms, but they all have one thing in common: They keep your home warm by blocking out cold air.

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    When and Where to Use Draft Stoppers

    Keep winter's icy cold winds at bay with ready-made or do-it-yourself draft stoppers.


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    What to Know About Thermal Drapes

    When it's time to winterize your home, thermal drapes are a cost- and energy-efficient way to take off the chill.


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    Landscaping With Windbreaks Can Save Energy AND Money

    This is how your trees and shrubs outside can keep your house warmer inside.


    How Much Electricity Different Items in Your House Use

    Ever wondered why people go nuts for LED lights? Learn how much electricity items in your home use.

    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...


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

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


    6 Best RV Solar Panels and Kits

    Silent and fume-free electric power for your RV is what solar panel kits deliver. Check out these six top models...


    10 Ways to Insulate Your Home Without Opening Up Walls

    Don't live in an under-insulted home just because you don't want to destroy your walls.


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    10 Simple Ways to Stay Warm This Winter and Lower Utility Bills

    The weather outside is frightful, but it doesn't need to feel that way indoors. These fixes help keep the cold...


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    Stuff We Love: Home Winterizing Products

    These home winterizing products are affordable and easy to use.


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    5 Most Common Heating Problems

    Don't be left out in the cold. Learn more about common heating problems, what causes them, and some solutions here.


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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!


    Slash Heating Bills

    Easy ways to save energy and money!


    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...


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    17 Ways to Master Using Spray Foam at Home

    Despite the obvious drawbacks-it's messy, sticky and impossible to remove once it cures-there's nothing better than spray foam for sealing...


    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.


    Energy Efficient and Eco-Friendly Appliances for Your Home

    Slash your energy bills when you upgrade with these green appliances.


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    This Will Make Expanding Foam Application So Much Easier

    Just when you thought expanding foam couldn't get any better...


    Three Things to Know About Energy Efficient Roofing

    Creating an energy efficient roof will save you money and energy. Here are a few things you need to know...


    Save Energy by Closing Heat Registers

    Talk to an HVAC expert before you start closing vents.


    Insulate Basement Rim Joists

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