5 Energy-Saving Tips for Colder Weather

September 14, 2018 by  
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The days are getting shorter and winter will be here … The post 5 Energy-Saving Tips for Colder Weather appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Slash Your Home Energy Use And Save Big On Your Electric Bill

August 20, 2015 by  
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Turning off switches, replacing light bulbs and dialing the thermostat up or down a couple degrees are tasks that take seconds a day and could save you hundreds of dollars a year, while alleviating environmental burdens on the planet. Energy.gov…

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Easy DIY ways to stay warm without turning up the thermostat

March 24, 2015 by  
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Photo: Shutterstock Spring has officially sprung according to our calendars, but Old Man Winter’s refusal to leave has many of us still shivering in our britches. The drawn-out cold weather has probably also taken a toll on your wallet, with money flying out every time you crank up your thermostat. Instead of using up all that expensive energy, why not try some DIY ways to stay warm that won’t break the bank? Whether it’s creating your own 5-minute heater, using a knitting hack to fix up your own chunky blanket, or insulating your house with little to no effort, check out Hometalk’s clipboard of easy DIY ways to stay warm without touching the thermostat! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: hometalk , hometalk diys , how to stay warm , how to stay warm without turning up the thermostat , save energy and stay warm , save energy during the winter , stay warm during winter

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How to Squash Your Monthly Energy Bill & Save Money With a Programmable Thermostat

October 24, 2012 by  
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Did you know that the average American household spends more than $2,200 annually on energy bills , and close to half of that figure can be attributed to heating and cooling? If you’re looking to chop that number down, there are a lot of things you can do , but one of the most effective is to install a programmable thermostat . You’ve probably heard about these useful gadgets before, but they can be a little intimidating for homeowners who have never used one. The truth is that they’re probably much less complicated than your Tivo or DVR system, and once you have the hang of it, they can save you about $180* a year. Read on as we break down the basics of programmable thermostats into digestable bits. * Based on ENERGY STAR averages. The $180 savings assumes a typical, single-family home with a 10 hour daytime setback of 8° F in winter and setup of 7° F in summer, and an 8 hour nighttime setback of 8° F in winter and a setup of 4° F in summer. Read the rest of How to Squash Your Monthly Energy Bill & Save Money With a Programmable Thermostat Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , cut energy bill , Energy Savings , honeywell programmable thermostat , how to save energy , how to save money , how to use a programmable thermostat , programmable thermostat , programmable thermostats , save money in your home , save money with a programmable thermostat , thermostat , wifi enabled thermostat , wifi thermostat

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Best Of Show: Sage Electrochromic Glass Is A Thermostat For The Sun

October 11, 2011 by  
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Image credit Lloyd Alter Sage Electrochromic glass has been on the TreeHugger radar for a while; we first covered it in 2006 and Mike expanded on it last year. It is a fascinating product, glazing that darkens at the flip of a switch, eliminating the need for blinds and maximizing natural light. It was only after I spent an hour in the booth talking to Vice President Lou Podbelski that my brain expl… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Flying With Canopy in The Costa Rican Rainforest (Photos + Video)

October 11, 2011 by  
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Photos: Paula Alvarado. Although activities that mess with local ecosystems to let humans experience nature usually seem intrusive, looking at the canopy face to face while slowly traveling in an aerial tram in the Costa Rican rainforest is a fairly respectful experience that’s great to understand the richness and importance of this habitat…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Design Is The Key To Keeping Cool Without Air Conditioning

July 26, 2011 by  
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image credit Vince Michael Cameron Tonkinwise has noted “The window air conditioner allows architects to be lazy. We don’t have to think about making a building work, because you can just buy a box.” In fact most modern homes are uninhabitable without AC; nobody even bothers to think about cross ventilation and window placement, they just turn down the thermostat. Vince Michael of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Can a ‘Global Thermostat’ Turn Climate Change Around?

December 23, 2010 by  
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A startup company has developed technology to take CO2 from the air and put it to productive work in factories and greenhouses — a potentially less-risky geoengineering solution to the climate crisis.

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12 Energy Efficiency Tips from EDF ‘Elves’

December 23, 2010 by  
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In the spirit of the holiday season, EDF’s Climate Corps team shares tips to help businesses be more energy efficient all year long.

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Sleeved Blanket Keeps You Warm While You Read in Bed

February 18, 2010 by  
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TreeHugger advocates turning down your thermostat, but if you like to read in bed that can be a problem.

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