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Dear Kate, All this advice makes me feel overwhelmed. I don’t know where to start. Any suggestions? Signed, Stuck and…

Dear Kate, If you had to pick just one habit to save energy, what would it be? Signed, Get me…

Dear Kate, We’re thinking about solar for our home, and possibly an electric car sometime in the future. Seems pretty…

Dear Kate, What are energy vampires? Sounds scary, but I hear that a lot. Signed, An Energy Horror Story? Dear…

Dear Kate, Our water heater is in a back closet, and quite frankly, we never see it. Out of sight,…

Dear Kate, Sales guys are knocking on my door trying to sell me on switching from my oil furnace to…

Dear Kate, How can I tell if my energy use is high or low? I really don’t even know what…

Dear Kate, My fridge is old, but works fine. It took some energy to make, and it seems to me…

Dear Kate, My kids leave a lot of lights on. I try to run around and turn them off, but…

Dear Kate, We’re tired of being cold in the winter, so we’re ready to take avantage of our utility’s special…

Dear Kate, I really hate CFLs. These light bulbs just look ugly and their light is harsh. Yet, everyone says…