Energy Saving

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

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    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 decide if they make sense for your house. Get straight advice on a complex subject.

    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.


    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!


    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.


    Energy Efficient Windows

    Alpen has provided windows in the Arctic Circle and to the Empire State Building. Learn more about the brand in...


    9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

    No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold. Learn what other AC myths you can stop...


    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...


    Cool Your Home and Conserve Energy (and Money)

    Ductless mini-split AC systems provide more comfort than a traditional ducted system.


    Seeing ‘Through’ Insulation

    When you need to work in a specific spot in the attic (to mount recessed lighting, for example), drill a...