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Energy Conservation

Episode Sponsors

  • International Paper Foundation
  • Southern Agriculture Research and Education Group (USDA)
  • Progress Energy
  • Renewable Resources Extension Act
  • Gainesville Regional Utilities

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Episode Details

In this episode, energy conservation strategies for a home are featured, including construction techniques, how you can retrofit a home to become energy efficient, rebates and tax credits for energy conservation practices, and lifestyle changes. The focus is on conservation strategies that are “low-hanging fruit" - cost-effective and relatively easy. Join Dr. Mark Hostetler as he explores options for homeowners to conserve energy and save money while doing it!

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