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Home Energy Quiz & Summer Links

If you're a regular reader of this blog, you've probably learned quite a bit about energy conservation. So now it's
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Life in a Smart Energy Home

What if your home could generate energy rather than merely consume it? Some homes are already achieving greater than Zero
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Rain Barrels Save Water and the Environment

What’s happening in California provides further evidence that water is a limited resource. Overuse not only hurts the environment. It
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Wonders of Recycling: Plastic-Bottle Homes

According to EcoWatch, Americans throw away 35 billion plastic water bottles every year. So it’s good to know that there
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Cool Roofs

Made of reflective paint, tiles, or shingles, a cool roof can stay more than 30 percent cooler than a standard
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Shining Innovations for LED Lighting

New advanced products and lower prices continue to make LED lights a no-brainer for conserving energy. One new standout bulb
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Energy-Efficient Clothes Dryers Make a Big Impact

​According to the EPA, dryers use more energy than any other appliance in a household. This coupled with the fact
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Introducing Homeselfe: The Selfie Craze Meets Energy Efficiency

It’s an app that’s “fun, easy, and free” with a relevant name and a very relevant cause: energy efficiency. Homeselfe
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Let’s Chat About Energy Conservation

Today we feature a conversation with green builder John Hill. He’s a graduate of Appalachian State University, a leading school
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