12/16/2012 09:43 pm ET Updated Dec 17, 2012

Eco-Friendly Christmas Tips: How To Save Energy During The Holidays

From Networx's Chaya Kurtz:

According to University of Minnesota economist Joel Waldfogel, Americans spend about $65 billion a year on Christmastime gifts. Add to that the increased cost of wintertime home heating, and you’ll see that December is a month of major spending. Your credit card bills might be big this January, but you don’t need to have the additional shock of a huge utility bills. You won’t have that sticker shock if you follow these tips.

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Tips For Saving Energy During Christmas