Buying Guide-Dryers

Buying Guide-Dryers

Regardless of the model, most clothes dryers will do what they are designed to do, dry clothes. Some, however, dry clothes more efficiently than others, with less work, and less wear on fabric.

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Buying Guide-Ranges

Buying Guide-Ranges

Ranges usually get quite a bit of use, so it is important to choose a model that will be cost and energy efficient. Features like lights and cook time displays will help keep the heat output at a minimum and save energy and money.

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Buying Guide- Dishwashers

Buying Guide- Dishwashers

Before spending money on a new dishwasher, know the best fit for your budget, lifestyle, and the available space in your kitchen.

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Buying Guide-Cooktops

Buying Guide-Cooktops

Cooktops usually get quite a bit of use, so it is important to choose a model that will be cost and energy efficient. Before purchasing a cooktop, know the best choices for your household cooking needs, as well as the space available for it.

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Kitchen Greens

Kitchen Greens

Use this fact sheet from Bertino-Baumann Design Group to learn how to go green in the kitchen. A great place to start is by replacing your old inefficient appliances with new Energy Star appliances.

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Why Do I Need A Water Softener?

Why Do I Need A Water Softener?

This hard water produces scale and over time scale build up cuts down on the efficiency of water using appliances (water heaters, dishwasher, and washing machines), by clogging plumbing pipes and fixtures. A water softener eliminates the effects of hard water by removing the calcium and magnesium found in the water.

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Finishing the Home Interior

Finishing the Home Interior

Finishing the interior of a new home to meet green building objectives involves installing energy and water efficient appliances, and using non-toxic paints and sealants for walls, woodwork, floors and cabinets.

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How To Buy Energy Efficient Appliances

How To Buy Energy Efficient Appliances

By purchasing energy efficient appliances, you can reduce the energy consumption of your home and save money on energy costs. Use this how-to fact sheet to help guide you through choosing the right energy efficient refrigerator, dishwasher, or clothes washer for your home.

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A Green Home Is A Healthy Home

A Green Home Is A Healthy Home

Save money, energy, and reduce your home's environmental impact by implementing easy to use energy saving ideas in your home.

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Kitchen Remodeling: Strategies For Energy Efficiency

Kitchen Remodeling: Strategies For Energy Efficiency

A kitchen remodeling project offers many opportunities for improving energy efficiency. Improvements such as air sealing, insulation, installing energy efficient windows, lighting, and purchasing energy efficient appliances can produce a high quality renovation that is comfortable, efficient, and cost effective.

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Bathroom Remodeling: Strategies For Energy Efficiency

Bathroom Remodeling: Strategies For Energy Efficiency

A bathroom remodeling project offers many opportunities for improving energy efficiency. The five key areas for energy efficiency in a bathroom remodel include hot water savings, lighting, proper insulating, air sealing. and adequate ventilation.

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Residential Rebate Catalog: Saving Energy for a Brighter Future

Residential Rebate Catalog: Saving Energy for a Brighter Future

Pacific Gas and Electric offers rebates to customers on hundreds of energy efficient products and improvements for your home.

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Energy-efficient appliances are a must-have in any green home. New energy-saving appliances are introduced to the market almost daily. Learn which appliances might be right for you.

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