Rechargeable Batteries vs Disposable Save Money

Calculate How Much Money You Can Save with Rechargeable Batteries Now for those of you that would like to enter different numbers and specifications for different batteries you can do so with the calculator below and it will calculate the same calculations I’ve done above for my battery usage and choice of batteries. You may […]
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Cover Leaking Windows with Plastic

A lot of old windows in your home, apartment, duplex, etc. may be old and leaking. This can allow hot air in your home to escape as well as let cold air in. You can solve this by installing new windows, re-caulk your windows, or cover your windows in plastic. Methods to Stop Windows from […]
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Solar Power vs. Wind Power Pros and Cons

After doing some research on renewable energy systems or alternative energy systems as many will call them, I wanted to get the information out there as far as the advantages and disadvantages of the 2 main renewable energy systems, wind turbine generators and photovoltaic solar panels. Both solar panel and wind generator systems are similar […]
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Turn Off Your Furnace in the Summer Time Save Gas

In the warm months of summer you don’t use your furnace to heat your home. So why not shut it off? You may not think about it, but your furnace still consumes natural gas, propane, which ever you use, during the summer, even though you are not using your furnace at all. Your furnace will […]
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Save Money Vacuuming with Eureka Envirovac

Everyone vacuums their home, some more than others. This helps keep your home cleaner. Vacuuming your carpets also helps your carpet last longer! The thing most of you don’t think about is while you’re vacuuming, you are using electricity! Most vacuum cleaners will consume 12 amps of electricity! That is 1,440 watts of electricity being […]
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Save Money Doing Laundry Washing Clothes

You can save money easily while washing your clothes by washing your loads of laundry in cold water or sometimes warm water, but never hot water. Many people think washing clothes in hot water will get them cleaner, sorry, but you are wrong. Learn to save money on electricity if you are using a electric […]
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Save Money Doing Laundry Drying Clothes

Everyone has to do laundry. Everyone can save money while doing their laundry. This go green tip will teach you how to save money while drying your clothes. The average family will spend $156/year drying clothes in their homes, around $390 if you go to a laundry mat! Continue reading this go green article to […]
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Appliances Still Use Power When Turned Off

A lot of people think when they turn off an electrical appliance that it doesn’t use any power. Time to think again, most electrical devices in your home still use electricity while turned off! Crazy! Some appliances never actually turn off, they are still consuming power in a standby power mode. Some electrical appliances in […]
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How Much Energy Does My Computer Monitor Use

Some of you out there are curious to how much it cost to use a CRT monitor vs. a LCD monitor or Liquid Crystal Display computer monitor. Well your short answer is that a LCD monitor will use less electricity than the CRT monitor saving you money. LCD Advantages Some of the advantages of using […]
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LED Christmas Decoration Lights Save Money

If you have read my article about using CFL bulbs to save electricity you already know incandecent light bulbs are not energy efficient. Most of you that want to go green that are already using CFL bulbs will probably waste some of that money you saved over the year during the holidays. Why? Most of […]
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Electric Blanket Cut Heating Costs

In this go green tip, I will teach you how to save money on your heating bill by using electric blankets! Go Green in Your Home will also explain how you save this money during the winter months! How Much Heat is Wasted When you are sleeping your furnace is heating your entire home when […]
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How to Save Energy with Computer

For those of you wanting to know how much power is your computer drawing? A typical personal computer’s power consumption is 300 watts not including your computer monitor! You can open your desktop computer’s case and look at your computer’s power supply ratings. You don’t have to be a computer expert to do this, all […]
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CFL Light Bulbs Save on Electricity

How Much Money Will a CFL Light Bulb Save Me A single CFL light bulb will save you $28.23 every year! That’s right just changing 1 incandescent light bulb to a compact fluorescent light bulb will save you $28.23 every year! How energy efficient is that? By switching or replacing all of your lights in […]
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