Atchinson, Brian
October 2007
New York State Conservationist;Oct2007, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p19
The article reports on how to make smart choices regarding home energy use. From changing a light bulb to installing a photovoltaic electric system, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority is the first place residents should turn to for ways to make smart energy choices for their homes and, ultimately, the environment. Although sustainable products and materials are becoming more popular, energy efficiency is the best place to start when it comes to creating a green home.


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