By Hadas Kuznits

Philadelphia (CBS) – Thousands of people looking to improve their homes are getting tips at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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The 31st annual Philadelphia Home Show is underway at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

“It’s just a great marketplace for people to learn anything that they need to learn about what they can do inside of their home or outside of their home to make it a great place to live.”

“I think right now people are looking for a way to improve the home that they’re living in. They’re not necessarily buying a huge new house,” says Alyson Caplan (photo), director of the home show.

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She says you’ll find something new at the home show every year.

So, what’s the trend in 2012?

“Well, the trend that I think is pretty consistently hot right now is being green and being energy efficient.”

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The home show runs through January 22nd. Tickets are $10 online and $13 at the door.