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Create Economical, Bright, Safe Holiday Displays with LEDs

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Dec 9, 2014 10:49:29 AM

Take a bright idea from municipalities when you decorate for Christmas.

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3 Energy Efficiency Myths Debunked

Posted by Scott Tew, guest columnist

Dec 3, 2014 10:15:01 AM

We all think we know about energy efficiency. We make an effort to turn off the lights when we leave the room and close the refrigerator door after removing food. In today’s society, it is more important than ever before to start cracking down on energy use to save both money and the environment.

Many initiatives are in place to help reduce energy use, including regulations from the EPA to save billions on energy bills and reduce the need for new power supplies. Additionally, technology is constantly advancing, which allows society to better understand what is needed to improve and monitor energy use.

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How Do You Preserve Yet Green an Historic Place?

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Nov 25, 2014 11:22:00 AM

How do you preserve yet green up an historic place? The Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center for Lincoln’s Cottage in Washington, D.C., offers visitors a “Self-Guided Eco-Tour” to show how the National Trust for Historic Preservation spearheaded efforts to bring an early nineteenth-century building into the 21st century.

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Why You Should Keep Your HVAC Air Filter Clean

Posted by RESNET

Nov 12, 2014 12:57:28 PM

Some people react to the subject of keeping home air filters clean with, “Air filters? What air filters? I didn’t buy any air filters!” But if your home is equipped with a heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) unit, then you have air filters. And these need to be cleaned regularly in order for your HVAC to function effectively.

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Fall Decorating with Energy Efficiency in Mind

Posted by RESNET

Nov 5, 2014 10:42:00 AM

 

Summer’s definitely over and with the cool autumn weather comes time for a little re-decorating as well as some home maintenance to get your dwelling ready for fall.

Here are some good ideas on how to decorate your home for fall:

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