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July 18, 2015
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Is it Time to Replace Your Refrigerator or Freezer?

Gary’s Green Home Tip: Check the seals. Refrigerator and freezer doors should seal tightly. Loose seals cause your unit to work harder and use more energy. […]
July 18, 2015
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Save on Your Energy Bill with Window Coverings

Gary’s Green Home Tip: On hot, sunny summer days, keep blinds shut on south and west facing windows, and save two to four percent on your […]
June 23, 2015

Getting the Most from Your Dehumidifier

Gary’s Green Home Tip: Remove moisture with a dehumidifier. Use a dehumidifier in warm, humid months. Less humidity helps you feel cooler, allowing you to use […]
June 14, 2015
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What is a Radiant Barrier?

In the summer, your roof is heated by the sun, sometimes reaching upwards of 150 degrees.  This heat radiates into your attic, heating your air conditioning […]
June 14, 2015
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Are You Over Drying Your Clothes?

Gary’s Green Home Tip: Are You Over Drying Your Clothes? Use your dryer’s humidistat setting instead of timed drying. The humidistat setting automatically shuts the dryer […]
June 14, 2015
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Save Energy with the Correct Oven Temperature

Gary’s Green Home Tip: Save Energy with the Correct Oven Temperature. Test the oven temperature to be sure that the setting matches the actual temperature. If the […]
June 12, 2015
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Air Leaks Can Break the Bank

Gary’s Green Home Tip: Check all exterior doors for air leaks and weatherstrip and caulk as needed. A one-eighth-inch gap around a door is equivalent to […]
June 12, 2015
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When You Need Hot Water Fast!

Gary’s Green Home Tip: Install your water heater near the kitchen. The kitchen is where you use the hottest water. When the water heater is located […]
June 12, 2015
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Don’t Let Your AC Adapter Zap Your Energy!

Gary’s Green Home Tip: Putting your laptop AC adapter on a power strip that can be turned off (or will turn off automatically) can maximize savings; […]

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