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    Keeping healthy indoor air quality was as important in 1984 as it is today. Unfortunately, formaldehyde is still a threat to homeowners.

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    DOE's Challenge Home

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    Although our federal government is notorious for bad decision making (or no decision making), sometimes it does good work. One example is Energy Star. ...
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    Hawaii Races to the Top for Award in Energy and Water Efficiency

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    Hawaii recently topped the national rankings for energy saving initiatives for the second year in a row. In ...
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