Did You Know?
Setting your thermostat to its lowest setting will NOT cool your home faster.
The invention of Air Conditioning in 1902 allowed hospitals to defeat malaria, decrease infant mortality and advance developments in surgery.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named indoor air pollution as one of the top five environmental risks to public health.
Electricity doesn't move through a wire but through a field around the wire.
Albert Einstein was once made an honorary member of a Plumber and Steamfitters Union. Why? Einstein is quoted as saying that if he was a young man and had to do it all again, he'd be a plumber.
Don't forget about your living room when making your home green! Simple changes, like buying products made from renewable resources and plugging your electronics into a power strip you turn off when you leave the room, are ways to go green without changing the way you live.
According to the EPA, the average household spends $1,400 annually on energy bills! Closing blinds in rooms with direct sunlight, using ceiling fans and using compact fluorescent light bulbs are ways to keep some of that money in your pocket.
Your dishwasher actually uses less water than washing dishes by hand and saves you a chore! Turning off the dry cycle and letting dishes air dry can save even more.