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FAIRVIEW -- Power bills can take a big bite out of your budget, but one North Texas man is using Mother Nature to cut costs.

Paul Westbrook has a 2,700-square-foot house. but his energy costs are less than $20 per month.

News 8's Colleen Coyle stopped by for a visit and picked up some alternative energy tips we can all use.

You can see his home and many more like it on the DFW solar homes tour this Saturday. For more information, click here.

And for more information about Paul Westbrook's house, click here.

E-mail ccoyle@wfaa.com

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