Wood products: purchase products certified by the FSC

The Forest Stewardship Council certifies wood products that meet sustainability standards and do not contribute to climate change. Look for the FSC logo when purchasing wood products.

Wind Turbines

If you have a second home on the water, consider buying a wind turbine.

Work Less!

Water Conservation Tips

For 100 ways to conserve water, see: http://www.wateruseitwisely.com/ For information on water use and conservation in Massachusetts, see the state Department of Environmental Protection: http://www.mass.gov/dep/water/drinking.htm

Water Heating Systems for Homes

For information on water heating options, including tankless (demand) systems, see the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy website: http://www.aceee.org/consumerguide/waterheating.htm See Rinnai's tankless hot water heaters: http://www.foreverhotwater.com/ See Solar Roofs for solar hot water systems: http://www.solarroofs.com/

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