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Six cost efficient ways to make your house eco-friendly

Solar panels and temperature-regulating walls aren't the only ways to make your house more eco-friendly.

By: Indo-Asian News Service |
October 3, 2014 2:01:50 pm


Solar panels and temperature-regulating walls aren’t the only ways to make your house more eco-friendly. Save the planet without burning a hole in your pocket.

Good To Be Home magazine shares ways to conserve energy, reports

1)  Clean with vinegar: It’s a natural way to kill bacteria and germs.

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2) Use a microwave: Less energy is used by a microwave oven than a conventional one.

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3) Low energy appliances: Energy star qualified appliances use 10 to 50 percent less energy than standard models.

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4)  Eco scents: Instead of chemicals and synthetic fragrances, opt for 100 percent essential oils and non-aerosol scents.

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5) Turn off tap: When brushing your teeth, don’t forget to turn off the tap.

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6) Get a spider plant: Place in the bathroom to purify air.

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