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How to set your thermostat this winter to save energy and money

If you’re trying to ward off the chill this winter, don’t crank up the thermostat.

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How Opower, sold to Oracle, has helped save $3 billion in energy bills

Alex Laskey and Dan Yates started energy efficiency company Opower, took it public, and later sold it to Oracle. They also saved consumers a lot of money.
Growing broccoli under solar panels has some surprising benefits

Growing broccoli under solar panels has some surprising benefits

Agrivoltaics is the use of land for both solar power and agriculture, and it can mean more money for farmers—and more appealing produce for consumers.
How ailing strip malls could be a green fix for U.S. housing crisis

How ailing strip malls could be a green fix for U.S. housing crisis

Urban designer Peter Calthorpe has a plan for shuttered and financially troubled strip malls that dot the suburban landscape: Convert malls into housing that would be part of green communities where people could be closer to work and ditch their cars.

Net zero buildings could bring an energy savings boom

Net zero buildings could bring an energy savings boom

A mix of high-tech and old-fashioned energy efficiency tactics can deliver carbon-neutral buildings, right now. But the U.S. needs to pick up the pace. 
Old-fashioned, inefficient light bulbs live on at the nation's dollar stores

Old-fashioned, inefficient light bulbs live on at the nation's dollar stores

A Trump administration weakening of climate rules has kept incandescent bulbs on store shelves, and research shows they’re concentrated in shops serving poorer areas.
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Running homes and cars on electricity alone would save households $5,443 a year, report finds

What would you do with an extra $5,443 a year? Converting all home appliances and cars to run on electricity could eliminate a third of Australia's greenhouse gas emissions while saving households $40bn a year by 2028, according to a new report.

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