Reducing Energy Consumption at Home: One Couple's Success Story

To save money on utilities, this couple dramatically reduced their home energy use by going back to some old-fashioned homesteading practices.



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An old-fashioned pitcher pump attached to the kitchen sink not only cuts energy costs, it adds charm to the room and is fun to operate, too.
PHOTO: MARVIN BERG
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Once you break the TV habit, you'll see that there's real pleasure to be found in reading a book by the fire and having a companion to share that "quiet time."
MARVIN BERG

















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