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Saving both energy, money

January 11, 2010
By BARBARA E. RILEY

The typical U.S. family spends about $1,900 a year on home utility bills, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Unfortunately, a large portion of that energy is wasted because of inefficiency. The best way to save money and increase energy efficiency is to have a home with an energy efficient furnace, appliances and windows, plus walls and an attic that are well insulated. If all that is not in your budget, there are small things you can do to lower your energy consumption without spending a lot.

 
 

 

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