By Allen Simpson Special to GUIDON We all recognize it is a smart idea to do some research of large ticket items before we make a purchase. By doing so, we assure ourselves we are getting all the desired features and new technologies offered. We also learn what we can expect to spend and which retailer offers the best purchase price and sales incentives. But does this assure you that you … [Read more...] about Doing your part: Saving energy — and money
Photos and interviews by Sam Campbell “We keep our house at about 65 (degrees) in the winter, and in the summer we keep it at about 72 (degrees). We (keep) all the lights off, and all the doors are closed to the rooms we (aren’t using).” “I built (my home) with two-by-six construction, so I could have added insulation. From there, I installed heat pumps, which make use of heat transfer, … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: How do you conserve energy at home?