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Pumped Up About Geothermal

People are finding that geothermal pumps, which draw on the below-ground temperature of 50 degrees to heat and cool buildings, make sense environmentally and economically.

Solar Heats Up

Rapidly improving technology and sharply declining prices are making solar energy an ever more attractive option for homeowners.

Eco-Friendly Home Building

Smart energy technologies make our homes healthier, more comfortable and more affordable, all while helping our home planet.

Sustainably Stylish Home

Buying a sofa or carpet? Now we can check out its origins to verify it’s made from sustainable products without child labor or toxic chemicals harmful to family members.

A Gorgeously Greener Holiday

With a little creativity, we can decorate with eco-friendly holiday trees, wreaths and table settings that festively marry cherished traditions with contemporary delights.

Water-Wise Kitchen

By choosing, cooking and storing family food wisely, we can play a role in solving our planet’s diminishing potable water supplies.

Tips for the Best Yard Sale Ever

Big signs, clever price tags and personal touches are sure ways to make a yard sale stand out.

Developing Gardens Instead of Golf Courses

Creative subdivisions are being built around working farms that include homegrown veggies and even chickens and lambs.

It’s Easy to Be Green

Simple household and car fixes that take mere minutes can make a big difference in the planetary footprint we make.

Upcycled Décor

Using imagination, verve, and a little effort, dull pieces of old furniture can be transformed into artistic centerpieces.
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