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Here are ways to be efficient with your money as well as your #energy usage.

Seal air leaks and properly insulate . Plug energy leaks with weather stripping and caulking, and be sure your house is properly insulated to save up to 20% on heating and cooling bills, while also increasing home comfort. Install a programmable thermostat to save up to 10% on cooling and heating costs. Change to new and improved light bulbs . Reduce energy use from about a third to as much as 80% with today’s increasing number of energy-efficient halogen incandescents, CFLs and LEDs. Look for the Energy Star label , the government’s symbol of energy efficiency, on a wide range of consumer products to save up to 30% on related electricity bills. Wash clothes in cold water . Heating the water in a washer uses 90% of the energy used to wash clothes. According to Energy Star, by switching to cold water the average household can save between $30-$40 annually. Turn off all ligh...

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