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Rod Oram: Going green really cuts your energy bills

In his weekly column for Newsroom, Rod Oram looks at moves afoot in commercial property to get serious about energy efficiency – and gives a personal tale of saving money by converting his home and cars. Two recent initiatives suggest the commercial …and more » #savingenergy #saving

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Here’s how to save energy for the holidays

In addition to using energy efficient lights, Mathis said another important step to take is to minimize the amount of time energy is being used by taking steps such as running outdoor Christmas lights on a pre-set timer and unplugging in-home electric … #savingenergy #saving

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Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis on the 7 energy myths that could be costing you hundreds

Using a timer is best, because your thermostat is designed to turn your heating on and off to keep your home at the temperature you set it. This is the view of both the Energy Saving Trust and British Gas, so in general I’d stick with that. Yet some …and more » #savingenergyathome

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Electric cars emit 50% less greenhouse gas than diesel, study finds

Electric cars emit significantly less greenhouse gases over their lifetimes than diesel engines even when they are powered by the most carbon intensive energy, a new report has found. In Poland, which uses high volumes of coal, electric … The VUB … #savingearthsenergy

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8 easy ways to save money on your energy bill

Your parents always told you money doesn’t grow on trees. What they didn’t say is that it can grow inside your home — on your windows, your light bulbs and your major appliances. Did you just go look? It’s fine if you did. It’s just that we’re …and more » #savingenergy #lights

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