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EcoLiving magazine, issue 5

EcoLiving Magazine Issue 5

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Check out the digital edition of EcoLiving Magazine

 

 

Instant Payback

See which home improvements pay off fastest in lower bills with the Home Energy Savings Calculator.

 

 

Green Home in Alberta

This Calgary house stays comfortable year round — and makes almost as much energy as it consumes.

 

 

Shrink your next hydro bill

See how small changes to your showers, laundry, lighting and gadgets can add up to big electricity savings.

 

 

What's the Best Insulation?

See what experts recommend for every project, from fiberglass and cellulose to spray foam insulation.

 

 

Unplug and Save Money

You pay for electricity for every gadget and appliance left plugged in. Here’s how to cut the cord on standby power.

 

 

We slashed our water bill by 70%!

A low-flow showerhead and dual-flush toilet add up to big savings in a small bathroom.

 

 

Eco-Friendly Basement Bathroom Renovation

A water-saving shower, toilet and faucet and 7 more things we love about this green makeover of a basement bathroom.

 

 

Money-Saving Shower Songs

Use these five-minute songs to power through your shower and save money on water and water heating.

 

 

Should You Go With Tankless Hot Water?

Find out if your home is a good candidate for a tankless water heater.

 

 

Green Your Lighting With Dimmers

Save electricity when you use dimmer switches on lighting and lamps.

 

 

Green Your Home Office

Save energy and resources when you buy an eco-friendly laptop, office chair and desk lamp.

 

 

DIY Dartboard

How to use salvaged wood and simple hardware to make a board for playing darts.

 

 

Shopping Guide for EcoLiving Issue 5

Saw a green product you loved in issue 5 of EcoLiving magazine? Here’s where to buy it.

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