Energy Efficiency

Two of the most important topics discussed today and that weigh most heavily on the minds of the majority of people are money and the environment. With energy efficient appliances and other devices within the home, you can help to reduce the size of your ecological footprint and decrease the amount that you spend in order to heat or cool your home, wash your clothes or dishes, refrigerate or cook your food, and everything else that goes into your everyday life.

Energy efficiency can include many different practices from using the right appliances and electronics – such as those boasting the Energy Star logo for energy-efficiency – but can be a great deal more than that. Other renovations – both big and quite small – can make a tremendous overall difference to your environmental and dollar savings. In this section of the interactive Article Gallery, you’ll get lots of ideas for making great energy efficiency decisions for your home and family. As you explore this section, you’ll be able to do the following:

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Energy Efficiency Articles

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Ways To Save Electricity 
When it comes to several ways to save electricity there are plenty of methods and things that can be done to cut that bill in half. Some day to day habits …

Solar Panels for Electricity 
Are solar panels for electricity really worth getting? When people think about forms of renewable energy, the two most common forms that come to mind are …

Low Energy Light Bulbs 
One of the most successful efforts toward standard household environmental friendliness has been low energy light bulbs. The standard light bulb had become …

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