Your home is your castle. Actually, it’s probably wasting as much energy as those drafty old castles of yore. We suggest you start with the “little” things and that’s mostly about changing old habits. Sure that’s not always easy, but look at all the dollar signs on the home chart. And your carbon footprint goes down while your $$$ grows. Plus, your castle will be more comfortable and more inviting and you’ll set a great example for your friends and neighbors.
Here’s your Earth: The Operators’ Manual “Getting Started” tips for your home.
So congratulations for “Getting Started” in your home. But hey, we haven’t even talked insulation! Want to get into this a little deeper? Here’s some home-related things you can explore.
The How I Compare widget lets you see how your energy bills stack up against your neighbors and a similar efficient home. You may be surprised at the comparison results. Then click “How to Save” for suggestions on how to do better.
Put outdated energy-hogging appliances out of their misery.
Especially two household workhorses – the washing machine and the refrigerator – old models are seriously inefficient. So if your appliance needs to be replaced, look for Energy Star models and use the Rebate widget to find rebates in your area.
Solar prices are dropping fast, and installing solar can put cash in your pocket each month.
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