home energy efficiency

3 Reasons to Get a Home Energy Score

The game is changing when it comes to home energy consumption transparency. There are a number of energy efficiency scores that homeowners can choose from, including the U.S. Department of…

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Your Go-To Guide to Understanding and Creating a Net-Zero Home

What is a net-zero home? Is the concept realistic in this modern age of electronics? Learn everything you need to know about creating a net-zero home in this post. As…

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DIY: How to Create an Energy-Efficient Home on a Budget

Want to save money and create a more comfortable home but looking for low-cost, high-impact projects you can do on your own? In this post, learn the best DIY upgrades…

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5 Innovative Utility and Government Approaches to Reducing Our Electricity Consumption

Our federal government can often get stuck in political stalemate. But local and state governments and utilities are taking game-changing action to advance energy efficiency in our communities. Learn about…

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Peek Behind the Curtain: the Denver Home Energy Score Pilot Program

In this interview piece, learn how Denver’s Home Energy Score pilot program helped change the game as to how energy efficiency factors into home real estate. And find out how…

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Your Go-To Home Energy Efficiency Checklist To Save Energy & Money

Use the WattDoesItUse Home Energy Efficiency Checklist and supporting guidance in this post to save money, make your home more comfortable, and increase your home’s resale value. If you’re anything…

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Win-Win: How to Combine Spring Cleaning and Energy Savings

Spring is in the air! This is no April Fools’—you can be confident that applying these eight strategies to combine spring cleaning and energy savings will yield a real cost…

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Protect Your Wallet, Health, & The Planet: 5 Ways to Reduce Your Computer’s Power Consumption

Learn about what drives energy consumption in computing devices. And use these five proven strategies to reduce your computer’s power consumption to save money, preserve our air quality, and help…

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Movie Magic: 6 Tried and True Ways to Save Money and Energy On Movie Night

Learn why your home entertainment center could be costing you and the environment more to operate than you think. And incorporate these six effective strategies to save money and energy…

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Fireplace Fashion: Understanding & Addressing Heat Lost Through the Fireplace

Do you know how much hot (or cool) air you’re losing through your fireplace? In this interview piece, the founder of Fireplace Fashion shares the journey that led her to…

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