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Smart Thermostat

posted February 8th, 2014 at 7:44 am

Programming thermostats can be difficult and complicated.  Also, having a manual thermostat or an un-programmed thermostat can waste 20% of your heating and cooling bill.  So a company called Nest decided to make a thermostat so smart that it programs itself.

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Save On Hot Water Costs

posted January 28th, 2014 at 6:41 pm

If you are like me, and you love finding new ways to save money on your energy bills, than you are going to love this energy saving idea. In today’s video you’ll learn how to use a simple timer to make sure your hot water heater only uses energy when you need it, instead of all day long.

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Switch To Digital

posted September 22nd, 2013 at 5:48 am

Today I’m going to talk to you about how you can help save our forests and the environment by switching from printed newspapers, magazines and books to their digital versions.
It’s a known fact that the production of printed material requires a significant amount of energy, water and paper in order to end up with a useable product.

Posted in DIY Project, Energy | 15 Comments »

Brown Bag Your Lunch

posted June 22nd, 2013 at 3:09 pm

Packing your own meals is a lot healthier since most restaurants use heavily processed foods and deep fry almost everything. Instead make yourself a healthy meal. I like to take my leftovers to work so they don’t go to waste.

Posted in DIY Project, Energy | 7 Comments »

Installing A Ceiling Fan

posted January 29th, 2013 at 7:08 am

Today I’m going to show you how to install a ceiling fan to help you save money by cutting down on energy costs.

Posted in DIY Project, Energy | 3 Comments »

Dimmer Switch

posted November 30th, 2012 at 6:14 am

Today I’m going to show you how to use dimmer switches to lower your power bill. Most people think of dimmer switches as a way to set the mood for a room, but dimming the light also reduces the power draw and extends the life of your bulbs.

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Reduce Waste

posted October 11th, 2012 at 4:25 am

As much as people try to reduce their waste, our landfills are still piling up. So I thought I’d share a few ideas to help you reduce your waste even more.

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Refrigerator Efficiency Tips

posted September 25th, 2011 at 4:08 am

Today I want show you what you can do to make your refrigerator run more efficiently.

Your refrigerator is usually one of the largest energy users in your home as it’s constantly working to keep your food cool and at the right temperature. Now, here are a few simple tips you can do at home to help reduce the amount of energy your refrigerator uses.

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Saving Water

posted September 21st, 2011 at 4:00 am

Have you ever wondered how much water is being wasted in your home? Gallons of water are being poured down the drain daily, just by taking a shower, running the faucet and watering the lawn. Well, today I’m going to give you some water saving tips to help reduce the water use in your home.

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Online Bill Payment

posted August 6th, 2011 at 12:01 am

If you’re like me, you have a dozen or so bills you have to pay each and every month. But have you ever wondered how much paper and energy is wasted printing and mailing those bills?

Posted in DIY Project, Energy | 12 Comments »

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