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Do storm windows save energy?

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Looking to keep the temperature of your home maintained while saving money? Upgrade your windows to energy efficient storm windows to keep the air sealed in your home better. Learn about how storm windows work and how much you could save by installing them now.

4 common situations that increase your energy bill

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Even if you closely monitor your energy usage, you may experience a spike in your power bill for no apparent reason. Learn about four common real-life situations that can increase your energy bill to avoid paying more at the end of the month.

6 energy hacks for renters

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Have a landlord? Don’t pay your own utility bills? There are still steps you can take to be energy-smart. Learn simple everyday hacks that you can use to reduce both your carbon footprint and your expenses.

A definitive guide to your Arcadia Power dashboard

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Want to get to know your clean energy dashboard better? We are here to help!

Understanding your Clean Energy Statement

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Like many other bills, power bills can be confusing, but we are here to help you understand what it all means. We help you break down the parts of your Clean Energy Statement from Arcadia Power.

LED vs. regular lightbulbs: Do they really make a difference?

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The difference between LED and incandescent lightbulbs is huge. LEDs can save you cash every year while providing more light than traditional bulbs. Great, right? Learn more about the differences between these two lightbulb options.

Community solar: How it works

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Community solar is a way to tap into solar energy and savings without having anything on your roof. In some states, we are working with developers to build entirely new Community Solar projects for our members, at no cost to you. Learn more about those opportunities!

A day in the life of a modern, clean energy apartment

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Chloe is a Clean-Energy queen who has an incredible clean energy apartment. Take a look into what life is like when you live 100% sustainably, green, and clean!

What kind of solar power is right for you?

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Have you ever looked into every solar power option available to you? Most likely, you are one of the 92% of Americans who do not have the ability to put panels on their roof. Learn about the other options available and decide which one is best for you!

How to get tax credits for saving on energy

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Want to save some cash next tax season? The government will provide tax credits for homeowners who make energy-smart decisions during home renovations and repairs. Depending on your other deductions, these tax credits can help reduce the federal taxes you have to pay.

Vampire power sources: The likely culprit of your high power bill

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Vampire power sources, also known as phantom load or standby power, refer to appliances and electronic devices that consume energy even when turned off or not in use. These sources are most likely what is causing your power bill to increase. The good news is, they are just as easy to get rid of as they are to create.

Calculating your kilowatt hour usage at home

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Did your electricity bill skyrocket this winter? Are you looking for ways to reduce your costs, or reduce your impact on the environment?Understand how to calculate how much energy, or kilowatt-hours, you are using each month. This can help you save money and be more sustainable!

What is a kilowatt-hour? The watts used to power your house, explained

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Kilowatt-hours are extremely complex but have so much to do with how energy gets to your home. We are here to explain how the complex calculations and formulas end with getting the energy to your house.

How to Use Solar Power to Save Money: From Tax Credits to Community Solar

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Tapping into solar power savings doesn't need to be difficult. Learn how you can use solar tax credits, panel installations, and community solar no matter where you live.

How to Save Money on Your Power Bills This Winter

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You can save money and the environment this winter by taking kWh usage and dollars off of your power bill. Read on to see how!

Three Ways to Keep Your Apartment Warm This Weekend, While Supporting Clean Energy

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The cold weather is putting snow on the ground and a hole in your pocket. Here are a few ways to save some money this week with the help of clean energy.

Easy Sustainability You Can Practice at Home

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Here is the best way to make sure you are sustainable at home. Not only is sustainability key, but it can save you cash on your next utility bill.

The Ultimate Guide To Lowering Your Electric Bill

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You can lower your electricity bill dozens of ways. Whether you live in an apartment or home, you can save money on your energy today.

Apple Will Be Making Products with 100% Recycled Materials

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Apple, one of the largest tech giants in the world, will start making its materials with 100% recyclable material. It's moving the industry into the future.

10 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

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There are many ways to save money and the environment at the same time. Here are a few ways you can make your home more energy efficient.

15 Key Facts and Statistics About Bottled Water

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Bottled water is an extremely popular commodity, especially in America. However, they are not recycled properly and are polluting our world.

How to Buy an Eco-Friendly Carpet

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Normal carpets release harmful toxins. An eco-friendly carpet could be the next best addition to your apartment or home.

2017 Eco-friendly Gift Guide

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Eco-friendly gifts are cheaper, more creative, and less wasteful than regular gifts. Here is a guide to help you the next time you need a gift in a pinch.

Wembley Stadium Gets Real About Climate Change

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Wembley Stadium takes sustainability seriously, and they continue to improve their green performance every year. Other stadiums should take notes!

15 Key Facts and Statistics About Electric Cars

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More people are choosing electric cars over traditional ones, and there are hundreds of reasons why. These are just 10 of the many stats and facts on EVs.

Sustainable Fashion Future: Material Made from Orange Rinds

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A design student in Milan discovered how to make yarn from orange rinds.

The Top 10 Best National Parks in America

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The National Park Service turns 101 today, so here is a list of the top 10 best national parks in America.

Printer Ink Made from Coffee and Tea

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Coffee and tea can now be used as sepia-toned printer ink.

A Teen Made Bio-plastic from Banana Peels

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A 16-year-old discovered how to make bio-plastic from banana peels.

This Pollution-Filtering Bike is the Bike of the Future

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There will be pollution-filtering bikes on the streets of Beijing soon.

The Economic and Environmental Benefits of Paying Your Bills Online

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Paying your bills online can not only save you time, but it saves you both monetary and environmental resources. It is easy to pay your bills online!

15 Amazing Prefab Green Homes

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Prefab, or prefabricated homes, are a much more sustainable and affordable option for homeowners. Building, rather than retrofitting, is the new trend.

How to Improve the Air Quality of Your Home

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The air that is outside of your home flows into your house through the vents. There are many ways to improve the air that lives in your home.

15 Things You Can Make from Recycled Materials

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Materials that can be recycled can also be made into many different things. The more use you get out of a one-use product, the better.

Everyday Products Made from Recycled Materials

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It is important to properly recycle, as there are thousands of products that you never knew are made from recycled materials.

10 Ways to Lower Electric Bills in Your Apartment

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There are countless ways to save money on your apartment's electric bill. Without even expending too much energy or money, the savings can still add up.

Plastic Products Made Only from A Root

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Did you know that a bunch of roots could potentially solve our plastic pollution problem? What a tasty solution to such a massively spread issue.

How to Reduce Stormwater Runoff

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Stormwater runoff takes thousands of pollutants with it. Unfortunately, the pollutants are already there, but managing the runoff is still possible.

Why You Should Use Natural Cleaning Products

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Natural cleaning products are cheaper, safer, and work even better. Without the harmful effects of chemicals, you can use these products with ease.

How to Recycle Electronics

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Waste from the disposal of electronics has been a growing problem for many years as the use of computers, and other electronics has increased.

10 Sustainability Practices for Small Businesses

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Many small businesses have much room to grow when it comes to sustainability practices. From their materials to their energy usage, they can be more green.

An Art Project that Became a Community Garden in NYC

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A mobile, edible community garden is floating on a river in NYC.

A New Study Shows How Batteries Can Hold 5 Times More Energy than Ever Before

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Expanding battery capacity, even on the smallest scale, is becoming a hot topic in the energy world.

Our Pick for the Best Eco-Friendly Paint

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Eco-friendly paint is something that not many people think about when working on their home. However, it's extremely important for you and the environment.

10 Sustainability Practices You Can Follow At Home

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This post offers 10 sustainability tips that readers can follow at home to make their lifestyles more sustainable both ecologically and socially.

How to Build a Rain Garden

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A rain garden can be an extremely beneficial and environmentally friendly addition to your home.

Australia is Speeding Ahead with Electric Vehicle Technology

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This electric super highway is going to dominate the electric vehicle market, and hopefully inspire other countries to do the same.

  10 Benefits of Buying Organic Food

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Purchasing organic food is a key part of a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.

The First Steps to Composting At Home

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This is how you can successfully compost at home.

How to read your home's electric meter

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Your electric meter is telling you much more than you think it is.

Primary Advantages & Disadvantages of Solar Water Heaters

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A lot of energy is used to heat water. It is possible to reduce energy use and the associated costs, by switching to a home solar water heating system.

Best Sustainable Building Materials for Your Next Home

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Which building materials are the best, most sustainable choices for your next home?

How Often To Change Your Home's Air Filter

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Your air filter is harboring some bad stuff. It is probably time to change it out.

Top 20 Ways We Can Reduce Our Reliance on Fossil Fuels

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There are hundreds upon thousands of products made of fossil fuels that we use every day. It is time to start reducing our use and replacing them.

25 Impactful Ways to Reduce Air Pollution

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Air pollution is rapidly increasing. However, there are many ways you can reduce air pollution on your own.

How to Minimize Food Waste

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People waste over 50% of the food that they purchase, and there are many ways to help reduce this percentage.

10 Eco-Friendly Clothing Companies

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There are lots of good eco-friendly brands out there that pride themselves on environmental sustainability.

Average Monthly Electric Bill for a 3 or 4 Bedroom House

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The average monthly electric bill for a home is not as much as you would think it should be. However, there is still much room to reduce it.

How Much Electricity Your Refrigerator Uses

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Reducing the energy usage of your fridge is difficult. However, it is absolutely possible given how often it runs.

The Ultimate Guide To Lowering Your Electric Bill

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You have the ability to lower your electric bill - really! To save money, read on.

How Much Electricity Your TV Uses

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Your TV uses much more energy than you could imagine. There are many ways to reduce the electricity cost of this appliance.

15 Proven Ways We Can Reduce Water Pollution

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There are many ways water pollution can be avoided. Here are just a few simple ways to do so on your own.

The Best Thermostat Settings for the Summer

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Here is how to best set your thermostat in the summer heat to save money but stay cool.

13 Best Eco-tourism Destinations in the U.S.

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The best eco-tourism spots may be right in your back yard. It is time to go check them out!

How Much Electricity Your Air Conditioner Uses

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Your air conditioner is taking up a much larger part of your electricity usage than you may think.

Average Monthly Electric Bill for a 1 or 2 Bedroom Apartment

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The average electric bill of any apartment ends up being much more than first expected. There are dozens of ways to help reduce this cost.

A List of the Most Efficient Cities

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Which cities has the EPA decided rank in the top 10 of most energy efficient?

10 Easy Ways to Save Energy at Home

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These are ways you can easily save both energy and money in your own home.

A Guide to Zero Waste Spring Cleaning

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How to make your spring cleaning more environmentally friendly.

How to Recycle...Properly

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How to successfully recycle in your own home.

5 Ways To Retrofit Homes For Energy Efficiency

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By focusing the design of your home on energy efficiency, you can save kWhs and money immediately after making the switch.

What Really is the Difference Between Lightbulbs?

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The difference between lightbulbs is based on their energy efficiency.

5 Ways to Save Energy with Landscaping

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How to save energy by the way of landscaping.

Top 10 International Eco-tourism Destinations

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A list of places to travel for the environmentally conscious who enjoy eco-tourism.

Green Living Guide: 39 Eco-friendly Products

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A list of products that have been created to help you be more eco friendly.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Home's AC

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Some of the best ways to save money, and the environment, can come from how you manage your AC system.

How Many Plastic Water Bottles Does One Reusable Bottle Save?

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By buying one reusable water bottle, how many plastic ones are you actually saving?

Energy Efficiency Home Improvements to Make For Winter

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How to make your home more energy efficient this winter.

Green For Halloween: Tips & Tricks To Be More Eco Friendly

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How to be more environmentally friendly this Halloween.

Hosting A Waste-Free Thanksgiving

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How to make your Thanksgiving better for your family, and the environment.

11 Solar Panel Trends You Have to Check Out

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Solar panel trends that are moving this renewable energy into the future.

50 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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Here are a list of ways to live a greener lifestyle.

Electricity Costs for 10 Key Household Products

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Learn how much energy your household products are using so you can reduce your impact, and save cash.

13 Places to Celebrate Great Outdoors Month

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Our company is sharing the way we celebrate the Great Outdoors Month. How do you celebrate?

How To Avoid These Common Lighting Mistakes

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How to light your home in a more efficient, and ambient way.

The Best Electric Bikes Of 2017

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These are our picks for the best electric bikes for the price, ride-ability and quality in 2017.

10 Great Eco-Friendly Gifts

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Here are ten great gift ideas that are both eco-friendly and awesome. Perfect for birthdays, holidays, or just a random act of kindness.

Easy Ways To Incorporate Green Living Into Your Daily Routines

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These are several easy ways to be eco-friendly when you are doing your daily routine getting places, eating out and shopping.

50 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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Going green in your everyday life is a great way to conserve energy and help stop global warming. Here's list of 50 ways to reduce your carbon footprint.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Home's AC

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When its hot outside, your AC works overtime to counter rising temperatures outside. Unfortunately, staying cool can also drain your wallet. Here are a few tips on how to save some cash and get the most out of your AC.

Do You Really Know How to Recycle?

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Recycling has been around for decades, but the list of what we can recycle has grown over the last few years so less things need to be wasted. Because the rules change quickly, many people don't know what they can recycle. Learn the top recycling mistakes now.

How to Prepare For an Unexpected Power Outage

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You never know when the power may go out, but you can be prepared for when it does. Here are a few simple preparations you can make in your home to mitigate the negative effects of an emergency power outage.