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Making Your Home More Sustainable

Posted by Stephanie S. Schade on April 06, 2021 in  Energy Efficiency  Sustainability
You hear the word “Sustainable” often but what does it mean in terms of your home? Sustainability is meeting your own needs while thinking of the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Sometimes that seems a daunting task but you have to start somewhere and making small changes in your surroundings can begin to make a big difference.   Avoid Disposable Products. Once use products such as disposable razors, disposable diapers, plastic cutlery – even tin foil or cling wrap if possi... read more
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Keep Those Energy Costs Down!

Posted by Karen A. Johnson on April 17, 2019 in  Budgeting  Energy Efficiency
Now that the temperature is getting warmer the cost of running the air conditioning, dehumidifiers, pool equipment – these costs really start to add up. Here are a few tips to save a few dollars each month. Use The Dishwasher: Grandma was wrong. Dishwasher, especially Energy Star dishwashers, are far more efficient than washing dishes by hand. In fact Review.com tested several dishwashers and used the highest rated dishwashing liquid to wash the same number of dirty dishes by hand. Ten dis... read more
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