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Energy-saving projects for renters

Think you can’t make energy-efficient changes because you’re renting? Think again. Give these DIY projects and new products a try in your rental unit.

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How many light bulbs in your home could use a boost?

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The average home has about 35-40 light bulb sockets, and in most homes, more than 50% of these still contain inefficient lighting. Take stock of the lights in your home and work to replace them with ENERGY STAR® LEDs to save on your electricity bill.

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Stream big and save with an ENERGY STAR® TV

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ENERGY STAR® rated TVs use up to 25% less electricity than non-ENERGY STAR TVs. If you're replacing a large, old plasma screen with a modern ENERGY STAR® LED TV, those savings could be far greater.

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Fix those leaks

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Fixing a leaky hot water faucet can save you up to $33 per year in water heating costs.

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How much money could you save by replacing an incandescent light bulb with a LED bulb?

By replacing an incandescent light bulb with a LED bulb you could save up to $100 over its lifetime.