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Confused about what green means? Find out how your personal choices can affect the world we live in. Whether you're dining or driving, we'll show you how to be more eco-friendly.

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How to Create a Vignette

Add drama to a drab corner or coffee table with a tried-and-true decorating secret -- vignettes. Assemble your favorite objet d'art and a few flea market finds, and voilà, you've just scored high-design dividends without laying out a lot of cash.


How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient

Once you've sealed and insulated the weak areas, routine cleaning and water conservation can further increase energy efficiency and save you even more money on your energy bills. See more »

Home Energy-Saving Systems

When you work on your home to make it more energy efficient and less expensive to maintain, you must also consider safety issues. Learn about making safe adjustments to your home to save energy. See more »

How to Clean Up Home Energy Consumption

Periodic cleaning and regular maintenance is the best way to improve your home's energy efficiency. For example, cleaning your refrigerator coils and your water heater's tank maintains maximum efficiency. Learn about home energy efficiency. See more »

How to Conserve Energy at Home

What is "energy"? Where does it come from? How do we pay for it? Learn the answers to these questions, and find out how to live more efficiently in your home. See more »

Home Heating and Cooling Efficiency Tips

As energy prices rise, most homeowners are concerned about keeping heating and cooling costs down. Many simple steps can help reduce your energy usage. Learn how to keep those energy bills under control. See more »

How to Design a Woman's Closet

Designing a woman's closet can be tough. There can be too many clothes and accessories for a limited space. That's why it's important to implement a good design. Learn how to design a woman's closet. See more »

Uses for Baking Soda: Outdoors Activities

Baking soda is great for cleaning or deodorizing backpacks, boats, trunks, or garages. At home it can clean screens and aluminum siding or keep your garden green. Learn to use baking soda for outdoors activities. See more »

Uses for Vinegar: Cleaning Your Kitchen

Believe it or not, vinegar is a kitchen's best friend when it comes to cleaning. Vinegar can clean practically anything, and even help with restoration and maintenance. Learn how to clean your kitchen using vinegar. See more »

10 Countertop Cleaning Tips

Kitchen countertops have to be able to handle anything, from a paring knife that veers off course to spilled grape juice. Fortunately, regular cleaning will keep them up to the task. Just follow these guidelines. See more »

How many solar cells would I need in order to provide all of the electricity that my house needs?

How many solar cells would I need in order to provide all of the electricity that my house needs? See more »