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Saving Energy: Simple Changes, Big Impact

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Jack Brown is an Outreach Technician for Community Resource Project, helping to spread the word about weatherization services that families may be eligible for. In his 23 years at Community Resource, Brown says heís assessed about 5,000 homes. (Photo by Amy Standen)

Solar panels and wind turbines get most of the buzz, but it's far easier and cheaper to save energy than it is to make more of it. Now, President Obama's economic stimulus package is pouring billions into energy-efficiency programs. As Amy Standen reports, itís shining a new spotlight on some of the simpler ways we can all reduce our energy use:

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Community Resource Project

Producer: Amy Standen
Release Date: May 18, 2009
Running Time: 3:24

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