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Seasonal Electricity Usage

Seasonal Electricity Usage

YES WE CAN save energy and money. This photo shows seasonal electricity usage in my own home. All of the changes we have made have been inexpensive and convenient. Here’s a list of a few of the things we have done:  Plant shade trees on the east, south and west sides of the house and evergreens on the northwest. Replace

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Hey VA Sports Fans! Participate in our Twitter Contest TODAY for a Chance to Meet & Win a Signed Football by Washington Redskins Player, DeAngelo Hall

TODAY: Particpate in our Twitter contest for the chance to win one of SIX autographed footballs by no other than DeAngelo Hall from the Washington Redskins! Today, Wednesday, April 20, DeAngelo Hall will be hosting a twitter contest on his twitter page (@Dhall23) in which all Virginians are encouraged to participate. Six winners will receive a signed football by DeAngelo and

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In light of Earth Day, the Richmond Times-Dispatch Surveys Virginians’ Environmental Attitudes

Green is the new red, white and blue. Support for the environment is widespread in Virginia and across the country, and that support is growing, experts say. “Everybody’s starting to be greener,” said John W. Martin, CEO of the Southeastern Institute of Research, which does studies for businesses and others. The institute, based in Richmond, conducted a national survey of

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Washington D.C. one of the most bikeable cities

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Samsung unveils a transparent LCD TV that is solar-powered

Samsung unveils a transparent LCD TV that is solar-powered

smarterplanet: Solar-Powered TV by Samsung Samsung unveils a transparent LCD TV that is solar-powered. The 46″ prototype TV, shown at CeBit in Germany, includes solar panels that produce energy from the ambient light in a room – because it was engineered to use very little energy, no additional power sources are needed. Another major breakthrough behind the concept is that the thin

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Interesting: Community-Owned Power Station to Sit on Brewery Roof

Interesting: Community-Owned Power Station to Sit on Brewery Roof Whether it is one guy convincing 100 neighbors to go solar, or a cooperative of community-owned wind power, “power to the people” takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to distributed ownership of renewable energy. Now Rob Hopkins of Transition Culture reports that a group of residents in Lewes,

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