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Serious Energy Savings With Passive House Design
If you’re dreaming of a home that’s the ultimate in energy efficiency, take a look at the Passive House standard.
Your Green Dream Home: First Things To Consider
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Low-Cost, High-Efficiency Home Improvements that Pay Off
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Go Solar and Save Big
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Buy them at a farmers' market, a grocery store or a roadside farmstand. You can also pick them in daily batches from your own garden. No matter where you find your vegetables, their fresh-from-the-earth goodness demands inspired preparation. Andrea Chesman shares more than 175 recipes designed to bring out the very best in whatever produce is peaking now. From spring's first Peas and New Potato Salad to autumn's sweet Caramelized Winter Squash and Onion Pizza, serving up the harvest has never been so delicious!
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