All posts tagged "conservation"

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    Collecting Rainwater from Roofs

    Saving rainwater isn’t just about reducing water bills. It’s about conserving natural resources. With so much water coming out of the sky during the first part of this year, now is the ideal time to consider harvesting...

    • Posted April 16, 2017
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    Save Water as Easy as 1, 2…

    Living “green” means conservation of all kinds. In addition to things like recycling and better-planned resources for construction, it also includes taking steps to achieve greater energy-efficiency and saving one more often overlooked, but critical resource: water....

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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  • Reduce Winter Gas Bills

    When it’s cold outside, your furnace and water heater work harder, accounting for 86 percent of the typical winter gas bill. There are steps you can take to reduce seasonal gas bills: First, for both safety and...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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    The Energy Star Label

    “Wyatt Earp,” TV’s first genuine adult Western made its debut in 1955. Actor Hugh O’Brien pinned on his star, and the bad guys in Dodge City learned there’s a new sheriff in town. Same goes today when...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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    Household Water Efficiency

    The Titanic sank in 1912, pointing out the need to catch leaks early or to prevent them altogether.Our homes use half of all water in the U.S., and, of that, 15% is wasted and lost through leaks...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • Electricity: lower watts=lower cost

    Kids generally aren’t aware of what things cost except for such favorites as video games, dolls, sneakers and baseball cards. When it comes to lights and electricity, they’re totally in the dark. They probably think that watts...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • energy efficiency
    Easy Energy Savers

    The halfway point of winter can be the coldest day ever (81 below zero) back in 1947. Today you’ll learn it’s also a good day to start saving energy with four easy projects that really pay off!...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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    Cool way to Summer save

    When the star Sirius appears in the night sky, it officially kicks off the “dog days of summer,” 40 of the hottest, stickiest days of the year. They extend from July 3 to August 15. This year,...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • Get Better Lighting and Save Energy

    Singer Debbie Boone was born In 1956 in Hackensack, N.J. She’s best known for her hit song, “You Light Up My Life.” If saving money makes a hit at your house, consider taking a tip from Debbie...

    • Posted May 18, 2014
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  • Energy Management in Your Home

    In 1977 during the oil crisis, President Carter created a government agency to help save energy and taxpayer dollars. Within two months it had 20,000 employees. Some believe it was wasting more money and energy than it...

    • Posted May 11, 2014
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