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Aug 06

Clever Ways To Reduce Household Water Usage

How well do you conserve water? The government's EPA estimates that the average family of four uses 146,000 gallons of water per year, at a cost of $700. With just a few small changes, however, that cost could drop by as much as 28%. You'll save on more than just your water bill, too. You may save on District of Columbia taxes. This is because water management is often handled at the municipal level and as water usage grows, so does the need for costly investment in water treatment and … [Read more...]

Jul 05

This Summer, Cool Your Home For Less Money

According to ENERGY STAR┬«, the typical household spends close to $2,000 per year on heating and cooling, and up to $600 of those costs are a waste; the result of energy inefficiencies in every U.S. home. With the hot months of July and August ahead of us DC in , therefore, consider these simple-to-follow, cost-saving tips for keeping your home cool.┬áNone are expensive and each can yield quick results. First, convert your home's light bulbs to to CFLs. It's well-known that CFL bulbs use … [Read more...]