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Home Energy Conservation for Kids by HomeAdvisor

Energy is very important. It is something that kids need and use every day at home and at school. In fact, some form of energy is used just about anywhere that you can imagine! It is also something that adults talk, worry, and have concerns...

How to Grow Food Indoors in Winter

by Lana Winter-Hébert There’s nothing quite like being able to pick fresh vegetables and herbs from your garden to cook with, but that really isn’t much of an option when it’s -10 degrees and snowing outside, is it? Well, it can be. As long as you have...

Working green: 50 tips to reduce your office’s waste

JESSICA HUPP    15 AUG 2007 From daily smog to the rising threat of global warming, it’s pretty obvious that we all need to clean up our act a little. Much has been said about how to go about doing this at home, but what about in...

Small Wind Turbines for the Home

written by: Jennifer Claerr•edited by: Lamar Stonecypher•updated: 2/13/2012 Wind turbines for the home offer a cost-competitive alternative to solar panels. Here are a few tips on how to choose a small wind turbine system for your home. ·         Are Small Wind Turbines Right for My Home? Small...

How to Manage and Conserve Water in a Home

by Angela Brady, Demand Media Repairing a single dripping faucet can put a dent in your water bill. The average U.S. family of four uses about 400 gallons of water per day. Toilets account for the greatest portion of indoor water consumption, using about 26.7 percent of...

How to Set Up and Keep Bees

August 31, 2015 by Penny Swift People have been keeping bees for centuries, both for beeswax and for honey, but there is still an incredible mystique about bee keeping. This is probably because bees generally move is swarms and if they attack they can kill any...

Installing and Maintaining a Home Solar Electric System

Courtesy of the Department of Energy When choosing a contractor, ask about their work record, experience, and licenses, and get more than one bid for the installation of your PV system. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL. Making sure your home solar electric or photovoltaic (PV)...

20 Tips & Tricks for Vegetable Gardening

Courtesy of Planet Natural If it’s getting cold and you have tomatoes still ripening on the vine — save your tomatoes! Pull the plants up and bring them inside to a warm dry place. Hang them up, and the tomatoes will ripen on the vine. Keep garden...

50 Ways to Green Your Business

Fast Company -Mark Borden, Jeff Chu, Charles Fishman, Michael A. Prospero, and Danielle Sacks Half-a-hundred options for cleaning up your business, from the universal (catch that rainwater!) to the specific (lose the plastic bowls!). Mix, match—join in. Imagine asking today how the Internet affects business. It's an...

How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

Courtesy of wikiHow Becoming more energy efficient isn't just for those of us who want to save the environment. Being energy efficient can really help your wallet. Whether it's something as big as installing solar panels, or something as small as turning off the lights, when...