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Show #109 The Energy Efficient Home


In this episode, HandyMa'amŽ Beverly DeJulio gives viewers helpful tips on how to conserve energy, help the environment, and lower their energy costs--from installing a programmable thermostat to making an energy saving window treatment. HandyMa'amŽ also educates viewers on the best ways to address common household energy leaks.

Product Information

Home Improvement -- Installing a Programmable Thermostat

  • Drill / driver: Black & Decker, www.Black&
  • Batteries: Duracell, 203-796-4000
  • Screwdrivers, level: Stanley, 203-225-5111
  • Tool cabinet: Waterloo,

Create It -- Making a No-Sew Roman Shade

  • Scissors: Fiskars,
  • Roman shade kit: ADJ Designs, Inc.

Simple Solution # 2: -- Sewing A Draft Dodger

  • Sewing machine: New Home Sewing Machine Company,


John Katrakis, energy consultant. Katrakis has more than 18 years experience in enhancing energy efficiency and environmental control, reducing utility costs in institutional, commercial, residential and industrial facilities. He talks about some simple ways to save energy and money around the home.

Beverly DeJulio's wardrobe provided by
Paul Harris,

Furnishings provided by
Marshall Fields, 1-800-480-1623

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