The green revolution is spreading as the public becomes aware of the need to reduce dependence on foreign oil and improve the environment through conservation and recycling. Today's recession-wary homeowners are reluctant to spend a penny on home improvements. However, some effective energy-saving home improvements don't cost much and can save you money in the long run. For example, a tight house prevents heat loss. To keep your home from leaking, weatherstrip by sealing voids around windows, doors, vents, cables, electrical outlets, and switches and electrical wires. HOUSE HUNTING TIP: Some utility companies offer rebates for weatherstripping. Visit the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency on line at www.dsireusa.org. Then click on your state to find a list...
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