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7 Ways to Green Your Home and Save Money

submitted on May 10, 2011 by siggy38 in "Member's Lounge"

Here are 7 ways to Green up your home and save money on your utility bills.

It's not easy being green -- or is it? While you may not be able to afford a home built entirely from sustainable or eco-conscious products, there are myriad ways to transform your living space into an environmental-friendly haven that are easy on your budget.

1. Shop around for a renewable energy plan.
2. Invest in a home energy audit.
3. Practice money-saving laundry habits.
4. Unplug and save.
5. Dress your water heater.
6. Keep appliances away from your A/C thermostat.
7. Shade your outdoor A/C equipment.

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    Posted by CouponNut on May 11, 2011 [reply] 0 0
    Our deck is lighted with 75 solar lights and is well lit.
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    Posted by pablos17 on May 12, 2011 [reply] 0 0
    Can't believe it doesn't mention alternative power sources (i.e. solar panels). Solar panels are much cheaper these days and many you can expand upon.

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