What Projects Are You Planning to Make Your Home Greener?

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There are many ways that you can make your home more eco-friendly either on a small or a large scale.

Solar Powered HomeMaybe it's something as simple as changing your light bulbs. 10 Easy Ways to Save on Energy at Home suggests changing your old light bulbs to compact fluorescent light bulbs in order to save more energy, and also gives other great energy-saving ideas that you can do around your home.

If you opt to embark on a larger project, you might consider building your own solar water heater to save a tremendous amount of energy and money. Build Your Own Passive Solar Water Heater gives information and instructions on how to build a simple solar water heater.

Many projects, big and small, will help you save energy, water and money. Here are some articles that may give you even more ideas: Save Money on WaterWhat Are Composting Toilets?, Ceiling Fans: A Simple Cooling Method, Energy Audits: What Homeowners Need to Know, and 8 Easy Projects for Instant Energy Savings.

Do you have any projects that you are planning to make your home greener? We’d like to hear more! Tell us about your plans by posting a comment below.

 


Installing solar-electric panels on your roof is another exciting green project. Photo by Istockphoto/Rudolph Pizzonia