CFLs

CFLs

Compact fluorescent lamps last significantly longer and use less energy than standard incandescent bulbs.

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101 Energy Saving Tips

101 Energy Saving Tips

Save energy and money in your home with these easy to implement tips that can help lower your energy consumption.

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A Factsheet from Austin Energy's Green Building Program: Lighting

A Factsheet from Austin Energy's Green Building Program: Lighting

Electric lighting accounts for up to one-fifth of a home's energy consumption so flipping that switch is not necessarily a trivial matter, and there are advantages and disadvantages to each light source choice.

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10 Ways to Save Energy and Other Stuff, Too

10 Ways to Save Energy and Other Stuff, Too

Conservation and efficiency are the most effective ways to reduce energy use.

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Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical

Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical

The systems and appliances installed in a home can dramatically affect the amount of energy that the building will consume over its lifetime, but there are several approaches and products that can be used to ensure the most energy efficient 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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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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Room Additions: Strategies For Energy Efficiency

Room Additions: Strategies For Energy Efficiency

Adding an addition to your home offers many opportunities for improving energy efficiency. Understanding how the addition will work as part of the whole house system will affect your approach to adding a room addition.

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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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Fact Sheet: Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Fact Sheet: Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Installing CFLs in high use areas can save energy and money. CFLs work best in areas where the light is left on for at least 15 minutes at a time, rooms like the kitchen or family room.

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Residential Energy Guide

Residential Energy Guide

This guide contains a list of no and low cost tips that you can implement around your home to save energy, lower your energy costs, and reduce your impact on the environment.

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Learn The Facts About CFLs And A Whole New Way  To Light Up Your World

Learn The Facts About CFLs And A Whole New Way To Light Up Your World

A Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) can be used with any regular light socket, yet it uses up to 75% less energy than a traditional incandescent bulb.

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Installing energy-efficient lighting is one of the simplest ways homeowners can begin to create a green home. Learn more about low voltage indoor and outdoor lighting for the home.

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