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The Best Ways to Conserve Energy

Going green is not only the right thing to do for the environment, it’s good for your wallet. The U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that the average electric bill for Americans is more than $100 per month. Those costs can zoom in the warmer months when you turn on the air conditioning or in the cooler months if you use electric heat.

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Ways for Kids to Conserve Energy

Teaching our children to conserve energy can reduce the amount of energy used at home and in our communities. In the United States, our nation’s homes collectively consume more energy than any other group of people, places or things in the world. Fortunately, if you’re a parent who wants to cultivate a desire to reduce energy waste and an appreciation for natural resources in your children, there are practical and simple ways you can encourage your children to conserve energy.

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The Best Ways to Conserve Energy in Your Home

Former President Jimmy Carter may have said it best: The best way to conserve energy is to not use so much of it. Americans use 24 percent of the world’s energy and only make up 5 percent of the world’s total population, according to Mindfully.org. In fact, on average, one American uses more energy than 370 Ethiopians. Fortunately, some simple things can be done around the house that are not only practical, but they also conserve energy.

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How to Conserve Energy

Anyone can learn to conserve energy. If you already take action to preserve our resources, review this list for other “green” strategies to incorporate into your life. Try a couple of ideas first, then expand to others. If you need motivation, research your personal carbon footprint and think of ways to reduce it.

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How to Conserve Water in Your Home

When you conserve water at home, you not only help protect and save the Earth’s resources, you save a bit of money as well. You will also teach your children a valuable lesson about using water wisely and taking care of the planet. While you can take extreme measures to conserve water, often it is the small steps, such as shaving a minute or two from your shower or checking faucets for leaks, that are all you need to do.