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Green Zone: Saving Energy

Learn how to practice the 3 R's - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - to "green" your home, your yard, your life!

Appliance Recyclers

Have you replaced an appliance with a new, energy-efficient model? Congratulations! Use this link to find out how to recycle your old appliance, working or not.

Solar Energy

Energy Upgrade California

The California Energy Commision is on the verge of adopting new 2013 standards to require solar-ready roofs, better windows, and whole house fans in new construction. The proposed standard is estimated to be 25% more energy-efficient that the current one.

EnergyUpgradeCA.Org
This alliance of government at all levels, utility companies, and contractors enable a "whole house approach" to energy conservation. Use their website to learn about rebates and incentives, find financing, and select a rated contractor. Just enter your ZIP code to get started.

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