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  • A Sample of LED Products

    by Jann Swanson on May 27 2009, 11:11 AM
    We know that light fixtures that feature LEDs or light emitting diodes are definite energy savers. They require only 75 percent the energy of equivalent light from incandescent bulbs and last much longer. Some manufacturers claim greater energy savings...
  • LEDs: The Next Step in Energy-Smart Lighting

    by Jann Swanson on May 13 2009, 2:14 PM
    The advantages of using compact fluorescent light (CFL) is well known and homeowners are using the bulbs more and more to replace incandescent lights despite the higher initial cost. But there is another player that could, in a few years, make us look...
  • Water-to-Go, Not-so-Green

    by Jann Swanson on May 04 2009, 2:39 PM
    Americans consume about 70 million bottles of water a day , a number that just keeps growing. Bottled water is a global phenomenon and, even though the U.S. is the biggest user, on a per capita basis Italy takes the prize for drinking the equivalent of...
  • IRS Wants us to Think Green Refunds

    by Jann Swanson on May 01 2009, 1:47 PM
    The Internal Revenue Service is reminding homeowners to keep taxes in mind even if it is a long way to the next April 14 – it could save them money. Under the new American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), making green changes between now and...
 

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