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These simple home energy improvements will reduce your energy bills by up to 50 percent!



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Learning to do repairs on your own will save you bundles.
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Each degree you lower the thermostat dial in winter decreases your heating bill an average of 3 percent.
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Ceiling fans can make your home feel more comfortable in the summer, so you can set the thermostat to a higher temperature.
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Millions of American homes are underinsulated, letting energy efficiency fly right out the roof.
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Not a pretty picture. Bright areas in this thermal photograph show where the home is losing heat.
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Be sure to apply weatherstripping around all your doors.
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To maximize your return on investment, start your conservation strategy by focusing on the biggest energy drains first.
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Compact fluorescent lights can cut your lighting costs by 50 percent compared to incandescent bulbs
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Fireplaces are big energy losers. Installing glass doors can help you cut down on fireplace energy waste
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