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Put Your Home On an Energy Diet and Save

When you get fat, you go on a diet. With winter on the way, there's a good chance that your home's heating bills are about to to get seriously bloated. The solution? Put your home on an energy diet. Just like you'd go the gym to work out problem areas of your body, let's work on problem areas of your home and reduce your energy consumption To make it easy, we came up with a room-by-room cost cutting approach. You'd be surprised at how simple it can be to save big.
 
View the slideshow above for information on how to save in every room in your home!
 
According to a study by McKinsey and Company, a nationwide weatherization of homes could reduce energy use by 23 percent in the coming decade.
 
But don't worry, we know it's your bottom line that matters most. So we talked to experts at Lennox, a home heating and cooling company, to help us get you on track.
 
Finally deciding to start saving energy and money? check out Save Energy By Unplugging Electronics, and 10 Common Home Heating Mistakes for more advice on saving energy in your home.
 
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