Cut Your Energy Bills

Consumer Reports magazine outlines a few ways you can save $1,500 per year on your energy bills.

If you go the cut your energy bills link and navigate the subsections that are linked to in the left hand column of the overview article.

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The story delves into the myriad ways that most homes waste energy, emphasizing the financial cost of energy inefficiency and breaking down the different ways every home can become more energy efficient. Consumer Reports conducted a nationally representative survey of 2,014 Americans for the report and found some intriguing data on how people are and aren’t saving energy.

For example Shades of Green tells us 83% always run a full load in the dishwasher, 40% buy green cleaning products, 16% recycled a CFL, and only 3% use an alternative energy source, such as solar, wind, or geothermal.

It also talks about tax credits, energy audits and is really worth taking a look at.

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