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Do it Yourself - Home Improvement: Remodeling and Energy Efficiency

Why hire someone to fix something when you can do it yourself?! Find out how with this helpful guide. (Source: www.npl.org)

Energy Efficiency - Websites

Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=products.pr_tax_credits 
Information about tax credits available for purchasing solar energy systems, and hybrid vehicles. Note that several of the credits expired in December 2007 and that on February 27, 2008, the House passed an extension of the tax credit for energy-efficient home improvements. As of early April 2008, this bill still needs to pass in the Senate, and then be signed by the President to become law.

Home Energy Saver
http://hes.lbl.gov 
"The Home Energy Saver is designed to help consumers identify the best ways to save energy in their homes, and find the resources to make the savings happen."

Remodeling - Websites

Home Renovations
http://homerenovations.about.com
Home renovation and remodeling articles, step-by-step guides, and health and safety tips.

LetsRenovate.com
http://www.letsrenovate.com 
Home remodeling articles, calculators, money saving tips, and remodeling ideas.

Remodel Guide
http://www.remodelguide.com 
"RemodelGuide is your free step-by-step guide to remodeling and repairing every part of your home." Illustrated articles offer do-it-yourself instructions, problem solvers, and buying guides.

Remodeling and Renovations
http://www.remodelingrenovations.com
Covers green building concepts, non-toxic building materials, and sustainable design.

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