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Forget Tar Sands: Canada’s Geothermal Resources More Than 1 Million Times Electricity Consumption.

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From our friends at Clean Technica (http://s.tt/13fKW)

Canada’s sitting on “massive” geothermal resources, according to news reports, more than 1 million times its current electricity consumption. “As few as 100 projects could Check Out The Rest of “Forget Tar Sands: Canada’s Geothermal Resources More Than 1 Million Times Electricity Consumption.” →

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All of us here at NY Homesteader would like to wish everyone a Joyous, Safe, and Happy Holiday Season. May 2014 Bring you Much Love, Light, and Peace. Our wish for you is that your Children, Garden, and Homestead Grow and Prosper by Leaps and Bounds.

Peace and Prosperity, Rich @ NY Homesteader

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Most Attractive States For Investing In Solar

Originally published on Cost of Solar. –> See how much money solar power could save you! There are a lot of ways to evaluate the attractiveness of a place for renewable energy or solar energy investment, and to evaluate the best solar states. Of… […]

Home Energy Savings - A Summary

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Home Energy Savings

Part 7

This is going to be a wrap up of our seven part series on home energy savings. We are hoping that you enjoyed and possibly learned how to quickly and easily make the major systems and potential trouble spots of your homes energy consumption more efficient and eco-friendly in this series on home energy savings.

In part one we discussed the Check Out The Rest of “Home Energy Savings – A Summary” →

Home Energy Savings - 10 Tips To More Efficient Water Heating

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Here are 10 great tips on how to make your water heating system(s) more efficient.
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Water heating is the third largest energy expense in your home. It typically accounts for about 18% of your utility bill. There are four ways to cut your water heating bills:  Use less hot water,  turn down the thermostat on your water heater,   insulate your water heater,  or buy a new, more efficient water heater.

A family of four, each showering for 5 minutes a day, uses 700 gallons of water a week; this is enough for a 3-year supply of drinking water for one person. You can cut that amount in half simply by Check Out The Rest of “Home Energy Savings – 10 Tips To More Efficient Water Heating” →

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