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When Changing a Lightbulb Just Isn't Enough (Popular Mechanics)

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There are many environmental reasons to go greenand#151;but did you know that eco-friendly choices are often financially smart choices, too? These Popular Mechanicsand#150;approved strategies offer double the value, conserving both money and natural resources at the same time. Best of all, youand#8217;ll get many simple solutions for common problems to implement in your own home. So if thinking globally seems too daunting, think locallyand#151;because even small changes can really add up.

Want to lower your carbon footprintand#133;and your bills? Popular Mechanics can help!

- Find out how to reduce energy use, from insulating and greening the materials you use in and around the house to selecting the right appliances

- Save water on your lawn care (and save on water bills)

- Retrofit your car to lower harmful emissionsand#151;and get better gas mileage

- Renovate your home with recycled or eco-friendly materials

- Learn basic DIY tasks that curtail waste and lessen wear and tear

- Canand#8217;t cover the initial costs of big home-improvement projectsand#151;even if it will save in the long run? See why a and#147;green mortgageand#8221; might be the answer

Plus: quick fixes and weekend projects!and#160;

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Synopsis:

These "Popular Mechanics"-approved strategies for going green offer double the value, conserving both money and natural resources at the same time.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781588167484
Subtitle:
150 Ways to Slash Your Household Bills and Save Energy, Too
Publisher:
Hearst
Editor:
The Editors of Popular Mechanics
Author:
Anderson, Emily
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
WALL CALENDARS - ARCHITECTURE WALL
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Remodeling
Subject:
General
Subject:
Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair.
Subject:
Sustainable living
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
BG-HISTORY - BG-AMERICAN HISTORY
Edition Description:
Wire Coil/Wire Comb
Series:
Popular Mechanics
Publication Date:
20090804
Binding:
Spiral, comb or coil bound book
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in

Related Subjects

Engineering » Home Construction » Household
Home and Garden » Sustainable Living » General

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