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Often, the decision to go green comes down to cost. When trying to go green, we have to adjust our mindsets to look long term, and reasonably assess what will be right for us right now and down the road. Done right, going green can make sense financially.

Here are some tips on how you can start the process of making your home or workspace green.

Look at your budget and make a plan. Know what is important to you. While the initial expense of green materials may be a little higher, the overall energy efficiency of your decisions can pay off in the long run. You even can qualify for special tax write-offs because of your use of energy-efficient appliances and materials. Most energy-saving products like light bulbs, low-flow shower heads, appliances and ceiling fans are labeled with approximate cost savings right on the packages. For larger projects and larger overall savings, things like attic and wall insulation, as well as energy-efficient windows, will significantly lower your energy bills.

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