More Ways to Save a Little Green by Going "Green" . . .

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Real Estate Agent with REMAX Premier Realty - The Villages

I thought you might enjoy some more ways to save money by going green that I have come across:

15 Green Projects for Under $500 - I have already insullated my hot water pipes (years ago); now I had better run down and clean my refrigerator coils!

10 Ways to Shrink Your Energy Bills - Although I have done most of these items personally, I would have to say that #5 on this list was probably one of the biggest returns on the dollar - "make your attic more cush."  I simply purchased rolls of insullation at my "local home-improvement store," rolled them in the opposite direction of the existing insulation in the attic, and watched the savings mount up over the past nine years!  One way that you can tell who has really good insulation in their attic is to look at roofs after a snowstorm.  If the snow melts off quickly, it is because of heat loss. 

How Eight Homeowners Saved Over $12,275 on Energy - The first story here is about homeowners who installed a pellet stove.  I did this about five years ago, so I can tell you first hand, Storing all those pellets someplace dry can be a challenge!  I have three cars parked in my two-car garage, plus currently four pallets of pellets.  When fuel was at its highest a few years ago, I actually had 14 pallets stored around the house (yes, I was able to keep them dry). 

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 Mary-kay Canfield

REALTOR®, ABR, e-PRO, IMSD, SRES, SRS

Chris K. Canfield

REALTOR®, ABR, CRS, e-PRO, GREEN, SRES 

The Villages FL Area Real Estate

 

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Re-Blogged 4 times:

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  1. David Popoff 09/08/2010 08:27 AM
  2. Jeff Wilmoth 09/09/2010 11:34 AM
  3. Dan Edward Phillips 09/14/2010 11:05 AM
  4. Christa Ross 09/17/2010 05:32 PM
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David Popoff
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Chris great links on ways to save money and the earth. True and simple, great blog ~ Dave

ps I think I'll re-blog its so good  :-)

September 07, 2010 08:04 PM #1
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Mary-kay Canfield and Chris Canfield
REMAX Premier Realty - The Villages - Summerfield, FL
Homes for Sale in The Villages and Summerfield FL

Thanks David - the more we can get the word out, the better!

September 07, 2010 08:16 PM #2
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David Popoff
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Chris I'm reblogging this one, great links and sources ~ DAve

September 08, 2010 08:25 AM #3
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Debbie Gartner
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Hi Chris.  I just came across this from David's reblog.  Great tips.  I'm going to suggest as a feature.

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Thanks Debbie, There are so many little things that we can do to save money and the earth!  Some of them cost us absolutely nothing but a bit of time.

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