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Green / Energy: Toilets that Save Water?

We’re running out of water in the US. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) projects y 2013, an estimated 36 states will have water shortages due to increased use and inefficient water management. We can all help improve this outlook by finding ways to reduce our water use. From earlier low flow toilets, manufacturers are bringing new, creative products to market to help us.

There is now a dual flush toilet on the market (several different brands to pick from). They provide 2 different handles, and handle¬† solid and liquid waste differently from standard American toilets. The funniest part of all the... 

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Energy Choices: Best CLF Manufacturer

Sylvania CFLs

During a recent training session for Mr/My Handyman technicians, we were reviewing our green checklist, and specifically those quick projects that offer great savings to our customers. CFL lightbulbs are at the top of the list along with programmable thermostats, and the technicians consistently said that Sylvania’s products are the best.

Another technician who has them throughout his home, said they brighten quickly where other bulbs take a few seconds. Another technician who’s toured one of the Sylvania manufacturing plants, said their focus on quality control is excellent.

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Technicians were also quick to point out some of... 

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Green – More than Grass, Homes are Going Green!

There is more and more talk about green anything, so of course we’re learning about green homes. While much of the focus is on new construction or remodeling, there are many things you can do at home to help save the environment. Here is a great web site I found about everything green, from home and garden, to food, fashion and so much more at planetgreen.com …

PlanetGreen.com

How Green is Your Home?

There are quite a few web sites focusing on GREEN so if you find a good one, please share with us here so all of our visitors can check... 

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