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10 Ways to Save Energy This Holiday Season

Splurging is a deep-rooted part of the winter holidays. Whether you’re purchasing dozens of presents, serving enormous feasts or putting enough lights on your house for it to be seen from space, the holiday season can really bloat your waistline as well as your carbon footprint and energy bills. Here are 10 easy ways to save energy and make the ...

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4 Proven Strategies to Cut Energy Costs This Winter

Ninety percent of American homeowners will pay more for heating this year due to higher fuel and electricity costs, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reports. The agency estimates that the average household heating with natural gas will spend $679 total between October and March, representing a 13 percent price increase over last year. Meanwhile, for the same time period, propane-heated homes ...

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Mauritius: Taking the Green Initiative

With beautiful turquoise water, white sandy beaches, magnificent flora and fauna as well as some stunning hotel resorts, the island of Mauritius is the holiday destination of choice for many travellers. While resting and relaxing under clear blue skies and blazing sunshine, this tropical paradise certainly seems a million miles from home. However, an influx of tourists requires more energy ...

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Green Technology for Homes in 2013

Today, there are many different options for people who want to incorporate technology to help in the conservation of the environment, saving energy and even renewable power generation. It’s simple, as people see rising energy costs; they are beginning to realize that investing in green technologies can help to save money on utility bills now and in the future. There is ...

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Make These Solar Updates to Save Money & Help the Earth

Capturing the power of the sun is an eco-friendly choice for your home, and solar power is an important part of the nation’s renewable energy portfolio. According to the Department of Energy, the federal government’s focus on solar energy as part of its renewable energy programs has helped spur a good portion of the growth in the sector, doubling the ...

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Why Generating Electricity from Solar Energy Means Less Consumption of Fossil Fuels

Solar parks, solar panels on rooftops and even solar panel laden streetlights have become common sights virtually all around the globe. Even though solar energy is nearly not as popular as grid power, it is being looked at as a feasible means of acquiring electricity as fossil fuel rates around the world have already begun to soar and global supplies ...

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New Ways to Conserve Energy and Water Use

Learning how to effectively save energy is an ongoing process, one that you will probably need to consider throughout your lifetime. Technology continues to change, giving you more tools to work with in your energy reduction efforts. Regularly analyze what you can do to reduce your home energy usage. Even as energy awareness grows, the outlook for energy usage is still fairly ...

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