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New York's Tallest Building Is Now One of Its Greenest

The Empire State Building is perhaps best remembered as the site of King Kong's last stand, but in real life, the monkey on the building's back wasn't a giant gorilla -- it was a giant electricity bill. But that was before one of the most remarkable green renovations ever undertaken.

Cold Weather Drives Oil to Highest Price Since 2008

Oil rose to the highest price in more than two years as cold weather in the U.S. and Europe stoked demand. U.S crude prices for January rose as high as $90.46, the highest since Oct. 2008, Reuters reported.

5 big household expenses you can easily cut

While cutting out that daily latte may help your day-to-day expenses, cutting the cable service or a telephone line can mean hundreds or even thousands of dollars in savings.

10 most costly appliances

The average U.S. household will spend about $2,160 this year on home energy, which is $60 less than in 2009, according to the Alliance to Save...

Keeping your heating bill in check

If you're in the middle of a deep-freeze like I am, you're probably worried about that home heating bill. It might be a little too late to save much...