11/19/2012 02:05 pm ET Updated Nov 20, 2012

Money-Saving Home Improvements: Upgrade Your House And Save Energy On The Cheap

From Terri Bennett, founder of

Do you cringe when your utility bills arrive? You can Do Your Part to save a lot of money when you make a few energy efficient upgrades. Don’t worry; you won’t have to shell out a lot of money to make a big difference. Here are my ‘Top 7 Upgrades for Under $50’.

List, captions and photos courtesy of DoYourPart.

Energy Upgrades

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Terri Bennett is a veteran TV meteorologist, syndicated columnist and author, and founder of DoYourPart, everyday green living ideas that are better for you and the planet. Send questions to and follow DoYourPart on Facebook and Twitter. Terri's new book "Do Your Part: A practical guide for everyday green living" is now available at

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