Clean Up and Disposal Guidelines for CFL Bulbs

Clean Up and Disposal Guidelines for CFL Bulbs

CFL bulbs are energy efficient, saving you money on your home's lighting costs. However, due to trace amounts of mercury contained in CFLs, burnt out bulbs should be disposed of properly through a local recycling program.

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Introduction to Residential Green Building in New England

Introduction to Residential Green Building in New England

Green building design and construction practices significantly reduce or eliminate the negative environmental impact of homes. The purpose of the Residential Green Building Guide for New England is to provide a resource to homeowners in the New England area who...

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Facts About Vacation Energy Bills

Facts About Vacation Energy Bills

By taking a few simple steps before you leave for a vacation, you can control your appliance energy use and help keep your energy costs down.

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Saving Energy: A Floor-to-Ceiling Guide

Saving Energy: A Floor-to-Ceiling Guide

Simple maintenance and repairs made to your home can also lower your energy costs.

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Being Energy Efficient With A Newborn In Your Home

Being Energy Efficient With A Newborn In Your Home

A lot changes with the addition of a new baby in your home, including your energy costs. On average, people use 25% more electricity and 13% more natural gas in their homes with the addition of a new baby.

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Energy Efficient Lighting

Energy Efficient Lighting

Lighting accounts for 20%-25% of all electricity consumed in the United States. This white paper is an introduction to lighting technology and offers tips on how to choose the best lighting for your home.

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Holiday Lights

Holiday Lights

Replacing standard holiday lights with LED lights reduces energy use, lowering your energy costs.

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Home Energy Saving Tips

Home Energy Saving Tips

Home energy savings tips that can save you money on your energy costs.

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Lighting A to Z

Lighting A to Z

This guide contains detailed information on choosing the right lighting for your family's home.

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Dimmable Compact Fluorescent Lamps

Dimmable Compact Fluorescent Lamps

Dimmable versions of CFLs allow for adjustments of lighting levels to meet the needs of homeowners and businesses.

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Lighting: Bright New Ideas

Lighting: Bright New Ideas

By choosing energy efficient lighting for your home, you can reduce your home's energy costs.

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CFL Purchasing Guide

CFL Purchasing Guide

Take the guess work out of selecting the right energy efficient CFL bulbs for your home.

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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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