The Future of Energy: How to Save $$$ Now

Conserving energy helps save the planet, but it also saves you money. The average household spends around $1,300 a year to heat and power the home and $2,800 keeping its two cars fueled up. But prices keep rising: heating is expected to jump 50% for some homeowners this winter, and gasoline is up 25% from a year ago. Here's how to save 10% to 50% of your green by going green.

Your Car

•SLOW DOWN. Cars are designed to drive most efficiently at around 60 m.p.h.; efficiency drops 7% to 23% for every 5 m.p.h. over that. At gas prices that...

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