Energy Efficiency Can Buy Five Years for Climate Deal

Adopting measures to promote energy efficiency can buy the world an additional five years to seal a climate-protection deal and would amount to a low-cost “hidden fuel,” the International Energy Agency said.

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Four Tips to Save Money on Energy and Make Your Home More Attractive to Buyers

It’s no secret that it’s a buyer’s market right now.

While a few cities like Seattle and Austin are currently experiencing relatively strong growth, most housing markets are still struggling to recover from the 2008 collapse. But as energy costs have risen steadily over the last decade–with no end in sight– making a home more energy efficient could give sellers an edge. However, many of these upgrades aren’t cheap, and experts say not all the green improvements are worth the added expense.

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