GREEN
TIPS




Going green is easier than ever,
and it can save you some money.
Find out how planet-friendly tech
can improve your home, your car,
and your lifestyle, with these tips.




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Compiled by Mark Sikes
Associate producer,
Download.com
(May 1, 2007)




Start living a greener life with this
collection of software programs, each
of which is aimed at reducing power
consumption in the home.


ArchiTech:
Create an accurate audit of your home
or business energy bills.


Energy Spy:
Schedule your computer to shut down,
reboot, log off, power off, stand by,
and hibernate.


EZ Wizard:
This program turns off your monitor
during idle time to reduce energy
costs.


Sleepy:
Conserve energy by automating your
computer to shut down at a specific
time each day.


SpeedFan:
Save energy by optimizing your system's
fan speed, voltage, and temperature, and
by monitoring the temperature of other
hardware components.


WattchIT:
Compare your monthly utility bills to
actual usage, room by room, in your
home, and learn how you can save
money by selectively cutting power
usage.



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GREEN
TOOLS




By Jennifer Guevin
Staff writer,
CNET News.com
(May 1, 2007)




The Web is the best-ever tool for
finding green products, advice,
and news.

This sampling of Web sites focuses
on practical guides for living an
ecofriendly life.





Thinking solar?
Try the clean-power estimator




Calculate your carbon footprint




Evaluate your next PC with the EPA's
Electronic Product Environmental
Assessment Tool




Learn about green products, and get
tips for running your home more
efficiently with the Energy Star
site




How to green your heating




Find recycling centers near you




Consumer Reports
tips for recycling electronics




Computer TakeBack Campaign




EPA's eCycling information center




Natural Resources Defense Council's
tipsand tools for taking action




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GREEN
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40 Tips To Go Green At Home
http://theartofsimple.net/tips-to-go-green-at-home/

Conserving Water
http://www.epa.gov/greenhomes/ConserveWater.htm

Department of Energy
http://www.energy.gov/

The Dog Loverís Guide to Sustainable Living
http://www.rover.com/blog/dog-lovers-guide-sustainable-living/

Energy Efficient Tax Credits, Rebates and Financing
http://www.redfin.com/blog/2013/09/how-to-find-tax-rebates-and-incentives-for-green-home-improvements.html#.VeIoYjHltZU

The Green Parent
http://www.thegreenparent.com/

Green Plumbing
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Green-Plumbing.16396.html

Lets Go Solar
http://www.letsgosolar.com/

Recycling Basics
http://www2.epa.gov/recycle/recycling-basics

Turn Your House into a "Green" Energy Machine
http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/green-homes.php




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