Green Your Home For Winter: 7 Cheap and (Sort Of) Easy Tips That Give You A Big Bang For Your Buck

It doesn't take half a million dollars

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Often, the green houses that get in the news and on the websites are deep green, with the solar photovoltaics and super insulation and that cost a fortune (although I admire the way they did it at Toronto's Now House).

In fact, you can get ready for the heating season, lower your carbon footprint and save a lot of money without spending a lot of money. It is all about doing the right things in the right order. The object is to get the biggest carbon reduction and cost saving bang for the buck. Keep reading for our best tips.