Energy Saving

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

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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 some of our favorites.

    The 7 Things Solar Panel Makers Don’t Want You To Know

    Installing solar panels in your home can lower your environmental footprint and your monthly bills, but there are also some...


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    21 Air Conditioner Maintenance and Home Cooling Tips

    Whether you have a whole-house or one-room air conditioner, don't make it work harder than it should. Follow these tips...


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    10 Myths About Saving Energy at Home

    Reap the rewards of energy savings by ignoring these myths.


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    Cut Electricity Spending With a Sense Energy Monitor

    Electricity bill too high? Afraid your meter is always running? Here's a smart solution for monitoring your consumption.

    11 Genius Ways to Save on Every Household Bill

    Water bills, energy bills, cell phone bills — oh my! Here’s how to cut costs on each and every one.


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    50 Super Simple Ways to Save on Energy Costs

    Watch your utility bills drop with these smart (and easy!) energy saving projects you can DIY.

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    7 Best Window Draft Stoppers

    With winter right around the corner, learn how window draft stoppers can help keep your home cozy and warm this...


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    10 Best Door Draft Stoppers

    Keep your toes toasty this winter with door draft stoppers that block frigid air from coming in and heated air...


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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...


    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.


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    5 Ways to Save Energy During Quarantine

    Offset some of the extra energy expense you're accruing during the pandemic with these energy-conservation tips.


    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.


    How to Insulate a House

    Do it right to save $$, stay warm

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    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!


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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...


    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...


    Nearly Half of Survey Respondents Want Energy Efficient Appliances in Their Homes

    A recent survey asked people to rank how sustainability solutions would impact their lives. Find out the results here.


    Furnace Humidifier not Working? Replace it

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