Thinking Green

Thinking Green

Watch my video tips on green living to find out how to make your home more eco-friendly.

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How to Buy Green Power for Your Home

Over half of the electricity in the U.S. is produced by burning coal, which releases carbon dioxide and other pollutants into the atmosphere. To reduce your carbon footprint, consider purchasing green power for your home instead. Watch this video to find out more.

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LED light bulb in recessed ceiling fixture

LED Light Bulbs Are Energy Efficient Eco-Friendly Choice

LED light bulbs have many advantages over incandescent and even CFL bulbs. LED bulbs are more energy efficient, last longer, are more durable, and eco-friendly. Watch this video to find out more.

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WindTronics wind turbine

Practical Wind Power for Your Home

Using wind power to produce electricity for your home hasn’t been very practical until now, since most U.S. residential areas don’t receive consistent winds. However, wind turbines are now available that work in winds as low as 2 m.p.h. and weigh under 100 pounds. Watch this video to find out more.

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Reusing an old door

Advantages of Using Reclaimed Lumber

Reclaimed lumber is existing lumber salvaged from old buildings and warehouses that is reused as is or milled into flooring and molding. Using reclaimed lumber is very eco-friendly, since it reduces the number of trees cut and the energy used to produce lumber. Watch this video to find out more.

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Programmable thermostat

Green Living Saves Energy and Natural Resources

Living an eco-friendly lifestyle – by recycling, saving energy, and preserving natural resources – is the right thing to do to make the world a better place and preserve it for future generations. Watch this video to find out more.

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Recycling bin at curb for pickup

Post-Consumer Recycling Reduces Waste

Post-consumer recycling is the process of collecting material used by consumers – such as paper, cardboard, aluminum, steel, glass, and plastic – and turning the waste into more products. Watch this video to find out more.

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Plastic bottles

Eco-Friendly Carpeting Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

You may be aware that plastic bottles can be recycled into a number of items, including building materials such as fencing and composite decking. But there’s another use for recycled plastic which you might not know about: carpeting for your home! Watch this video to find out more.

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Holding lit incense stick next to window to check for air leaks

DIY Energy Audit for Your Home

Conducting an energy audit on your home to check for air leaks, and fixing any problems that are found, can reduce your energy costs by as much as 30%. Watch this video to find out how to conduct a do-it-yourself energy audit on your home.

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