Can You Go A Day Without Using A Single Product Made With Petroleum?

Before you answer, take a look at this partial list of products that use petroleum in some form or another. Americans consume petroleum products at a rate of three-and-a-half gallons of oil and more than 250 cubic feet of natural gas PER DAY PER PERSON.  Anesthetics, Antihistamines, Artificial limbs, Artificial Turf, Ammonia, Aspirin, Awnings, Antifreeze …
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Steps to Take to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning From Your Heating System

Submitted by: Precision Air And Heating.com If you live in regions where there are winters, can you imagine a life without heating systems? Even our ancestors had their fireplaces to keep them warm and toasty. While many homes still have functioning fireplaces, most now depend on more modern heating systems like furnaces, heat pumps, water…
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Watts Up with Solar-Powered Boats

Check out these four super-cool solar-powered boats. Since most recreational boating is done when the weather is nice, solar power is particularly well adapted to the task. The Constance Shuttle: The Constance solar shuttle is 100% solar powered, and operates on Lake Constance, near the border between Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. It can carry up to 60 passengers at speeds of…
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Cities at the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution

Environment Colorado released a new report: “Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution”, a first-of-its kind comparison of the growth of solar in major American cities. Rounding out the top 10 are: #10: Denver #9: San Francisco #8: New York #7: Indianapolis #6: San Antonio #5: Honolulu #4: San Jose #3: Phoenix…
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8 Reasons To Reconsider Home Solar

8 REASONS TO RECONSIDER HOME SOLAR. 1. Rebates: There is still currently a 30% federal tax rebate. Rebates will gradually drop beginning in 2020. 2. Control: Utility companies do not like giving up control of power generation and profits. States are enacting more regulation that is anti-solar. Utilities are adjusting rate schedules to penalize solar users. Those…
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