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Eco Village Wilmington DE

You don't have to live in an eco-village in Wilmington to have a green, energy-efficient home. Improving your home™s energy efficiency is often a matter of changing the way you live, and not even all that drastically.

Pine Street Carpenters, Inc.
901 S. Bolmar St, Suite N
West Chester, PA
Services
Remodeler, Designer / Architect, Handyman, Commercial Contractor
Membership Organizations
Better Business Bureau, National Association of the Remodeling Industry, National Kitchen and Bath Association, Remodelign Magazine - Remodeling 550

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The Charity Wagon
(302) 657-0656
1305 North Broom Street
Wilmington, DE
 
DiSabatino Tree Service
(302) 778-1800
2111 Bowers St
Wilmington, DE
 
Clean Lawn Service
(302) 798-6192
Silverside & Carr
Wilmington, DE
 
Schwartz H & Sons Inc
(302) 656-0276
211 South Market Street
Wilmington, DE
 
DreamMaker of Elkton
123 N. Bridge Street
Elkton, MD
Service Type
Designer / Architect, Remodeler
Membership Organizations
Better Business Bureau, National Kitchen and Bath Association
Awards
2009 Guildmaster with Highest Distinction, 2010 Guildmaster with Highest Distinction

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Brandywine Nurseries
(302) 429-0865
4 James Court
Wilmington, DE
 
Refined Products
(302) 777-4600
1630 Bowers Street
Wilmington, DE
 
DiSabatino Landscaping Inc
(302) 764-9790
2111 Bowers Street
Wilmington, DE
 
Winward Lawn & Landscaping
(302) 778-5556
1902 Baynard Blvd
Wilmington, DE
 
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Lessons from an Eco-Village

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You don't have to live in an eco-village to have a green, energy-efficient home. Improving your home's energy efficiency is often a matter of changing the way you live, and not even all that drastically.

Energy efficiency is right at our fingertips, says Ted Montgomery of the Ten Stones community in Charlotte, Vt. Your hands turn on the hot-water faucets, turn on the lights, decide whether or not to let your car idle for 10 minutes to warm up, he points out. Things like that are right at your fingertips. It's mostly behavioral.

In addition, he notes, the measures we can take to reduce our impact on the environment also cut costs. Sharing things like lawn mowers -- which we do" are efficient-resource activities. When you're talking about your own home, there is the standard list: Watch the infiltration, tighten up all of the places where air gets in, look at your thermal envelope and keep your heating equipment up to date. Look at the way you consume your hot water, and consider turning down the temperature of your water heater. If you aren't using compact fluorescents, you should be.

Pay attention to your energy intake" and spend a little more in the beginning -- and the experts say you will save in the end.In the long run, it's not more expensive, Montgomery says. Energy efficiency is less expensive in the long run. It's a matter of being clever about how you do it.

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