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Many people are becoming more and more environmentally conscious in today's world. You can be
one of those people, and you can save much money while doing your part to erase your own carbon
footprint. Read on to find out helpful tips for going green at home.




You need a notebook. The very first thing you need to do is go through your home, and start taking
notes about things that you could change in order to go green. Maybe you haven't switched over to
energy efficient light bulbs, or maybe you need to update your appliances. Perhaps you're already
thinking about installing solar panels or a tankless water heater. This is also where research comes
in. After you have made an initial list of things that you can change in your home, it's time to research
online for more options and find more things you can change.




As you're doing your research, look for things you didn't notice during your walk-through. If you run
across changes that you would like to make, write them down in your notebook/journal. This will
ensure that you pay attention to them as you continue your going green process.




Next, you are going to have to pay some attention to your budget. What changes are affordable for
you at the moment? Are other changes affordable in a certain time frame? You will need to devise a
plan based on your budget for how you want to implement going green. What changes would you like
to make first? Draw up the budget, including costs, as you are going to get started right away.




After you have figured out what you can afford and when, and you have drawn up your plan, it is time
to start making the necessary changes. Start with the first one on your list, and start making your way
down. There will be things that don't always go according to plan, but take notes, and keep moving
forward.




You are going to want to start tracking your new energy costs. As you make many changes, you are
going to notice a significant decrease in what you are paying for your energy costs. You will also be
making changes that are significantly helping the environment.
Take pride in the fact that you are helping out the environment. Each change you makes helps
reverse what is actually going on in this world. You must strive to protect this planet and all of the
people on it. Do your part to save the world all while saving yourself some money in the long run.




You are now ready to make those changes in your home. You are going to notice significant changes
in the bills you are going to be paying. You are also going to feel much better claiming your spot as a
"green member" of society. As you continue to learn more about going green, implement the changes
you have researched. Keep these tips in mind as you get started on your journey.

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