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Energy and Money Saving Tips on Cooling and Heating Your Home

Dorit Sasson | Posted 08.28.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dorit Sasson

As one who is contemplating purchasing a house in the upcoming year, I've considered the complaints and woes of my homeowner friends regarding heating and cooling costs. I am surrounded by very old houses, so, this is a real issue.

Expert Home Improvement Tips That Save Energy and Money

Ilana Greene | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Ilana Greene

Many people are unaware that going green in one's home can also save some greenbacks in the wallet. For both types of savings, it's all about energy e...

5 Energy-Saving Tips

Yoli Ouiya | Posted 03.01.2014 | Black Voices
Yoli Ouiya

Going green can seem like a daunting undertaking for such a big, worldwide problem. But with a mind shift and accepting that your small changes can have a big impact, instituting energy saving habits can be quite easy.

WATCH: 6 Ways To Save Big This Winter

Posted 11.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's that time of year: Temperatures drop and energy bills skyrocket. And while we've got our eyes peeled for deals on our holiday shopping lists, the...

Make Your Own Climate Volunteers

Asif Iqbal | Posted 09.12.2012 | Green
Asif Iqbal

"Make Your Own Climate Volunteers" is a campaign which seek motivation among people and asks them to come forward and act positively on climate change.

Your Eco Etiquette Cheat Sheet

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 08.08.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I've reached a milestone:...

10 Most Commonly Overlooked Small Business Tax Deductions

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

With tax season in full swing, almost everyone is preoccupied with tax returns, W-2s, and old receipts. Preparing your taxes can be very stressful, as...

Reducing Energy Use Without Idology: Climate Skeptics Embrace Green Energy

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"Don't mention global warming," warned Nancy Jackson, chairwoman of the Climate and Energy Project, a small nonprofit group that aims to get people to...

Weekly Mulch: Green Daydreams? A Clean Gulf, Energy Efficiency, and More

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Yesterday, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) took Obama administration officials to task for encouraging Americans to be...

How Not to Be a Hot Mess at Home

Courtney Cachet | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Courtney Cachet

With the extreme heat much of the U.S. is battling with right now, we need some quick tips to keep us cool and safe! Here are some options that can help pretty much everyone.

In Europe "Think Globally and Act Locally" Is More Than Just a Slogan for Saving the Planet

Jim Schumacher and Debbie Bookchin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jim Schumacher and Debbie Bookchin

Since it burst onto the scene in the 1970s, the mainstream American environmental movement has too often regarded federal leadership and mandates as t...

A 12-Step program for oil addicts: green grilling, chilling & more

Mindy Pennybacker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy Pennybacker

At least consumers can cap our oil! This summer, as Americans anguish over the Gulf gusher, watching BP and the government point fingers while things ...

Earth Hour Activities: How To Keep Busy During An Hour Of Darkness

Mother Nature Network | Chanie Kirschner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Q: Earth Hour is coming up on March 27 and I, for one, am excited to get in on the action and turn off my lights. One question though -- what the heck...

Eco Etiquette: Should I Cancel My Gym Membership?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

The other day, I offered to take my friend with me as a guest to my local health club. He seemed surprised that I belong to a gym, and pointed out tha...

"Green" Light Bulbs Have Mercury: Who Knew?

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kate Kelly

The move toward greater energy efficiency Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs is more complex than consumers might realize because all fluorescent bulbs contain mercury, a known neurotoxin.

5 Ways To Cut Your Current Fridge's Energy Use

Chelsea Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Well, that's all well and good, but what can you do, you--an individual, not a government--in your daily life to cut carbon and make the world a littl...

Tip #6 for Our 44th President: Listen to Your Mother-In-Law

Emily Main | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Emily Main

In honor of these wise women, we've compiled a list of some of the nation's former First Ladies (and grandmothers and mothers-in-law) and their contributions to a better planet.