Behavior Change Requires a Human Touch

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Behavior Change Requires a Human Touch

People across the nation are seeking new ways to save energy, reduce bills, and increase comfort in their homes. Utilities, consumer organizations, and home energy service providers are poised to answer that call, using next-generation ...

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Libraries and Utility Collaborate to Educate

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March 01, 1996

In an innovative program, Dane County Library Service (DCLS) and Madison Gas and Electric Company (MGE) in south central Wisconsin are collaborating to deliver energy information and assistance. [continue reading]

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Prepurchase Meter Rivals Weatherization for Low-Income Assistance

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March 01, 1996

Beginning in 1993, the Salt River Project (SRP), a public utility in Arizona, tested two new strategies to help low-income customers decrease their energy usage. [continue reading]

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Energy Education: A Kilowatt Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

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September 01, 1995

Several years ago, Syracuse Energy Service Company installed automatic, 8deg. set-back thermostats with small dials in a seniors complex. It became apparent that some outreach was needed when several people from the complex disembarked from a rented bus and stormed the office in protest. [continue reading]

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Home Energy on the Internet

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March 01, 1995

Newspapers and magazines are filled with articles about the information superhighway, its power, and how it can change our lives. Yet few people know how to access the highway or navigate once they get on it. [continue reading]

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Steps to Successful Lighting Programs

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November 01, 1994

There is a light at the top of the staircase of opportunity for improved residential lighting, but odds are it's not as bright or efficient as it could be. [continue reading]

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Eugene's Energy Outlet

Author: Jeanne Byrne
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September 01, 1994

To help residential and business customers make better energy choices, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the public utilities of Lane County, Oregon, have established an electricity conservation information center in Eugene. [continue reading]

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Como Se Dice "Retrofitter"?

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May 01, 1994

Utility companies have always sought to present customer information about saving energy in plain English. [continue reading]

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Energy Efficiency Rides the Radio Airwaves

Author: Jim Clark
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January 01, 1994

The nation's public radio airwaves are spreading the message that efficient energy use can help consumers save dollars. [continue reading]

Energy Analysis: So Much to Know...

Shawna Henderson

Energy Analysis: So Much to Know...

It's hard to wrap your head around the amount of number crunching that goes into energy analysis, and how to ...

How to Effectively Kill Bed Bugs Forever

Daniel Clark

How to Effectively Kill Bed Bugs Forever

Bedbug infestation is commonly seen in houses and especially in bedrooms. Bedbugs are small, brownish insects that feast on blood ...

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