Is The Mercury In CFL’s Dangerous?

The one complaint that always comes up about CFL’s is their mercury content and the possibility that there is a danger from it. There’s two simple rules to use with CFL’s that will keep you completely safe. Let’s dig right in to it.

CFL bulbs do contain mercury, there’s no secret there. The mercury however [...]

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Ford and Chevy Both Bring Battery Production Home

Recently announced from both Ford and Chevy is that they will both be manufacturing their electric vehicle batteries right here in the US. Great, but what does that mean for the average consumer?

It means that both Ford and Chevy are doing more for their country than just making cars. They’re stepping up their roles [...]

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Keep Track of Your Energy Usage

What? How? That’s sounds impossible.

Well it’s simple, and there’s an even simpler premise behind monitoring your energy penny by penny and watt by watt. If you keep track of it, you can reduce it.

There are some simple little devices that have recently entered the market that can help you monitor your energy consumption in [...]

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Improve Your Home’s Efficiency and Earn Tax Credits

That’s the punchline at www.energystar.gov where you can ‘Earn Federal Tax Credit for Consumer Energy Efficiency’. Check out their website and see how you can earn up to $1,500 in tax credits on new Energy Star rated heating, cooling, and energy producing products in your home.

Federal Tax Credits for Consumer Energy Efficiency

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CFL’s Are Changing

Lightbulbs, what’s changed in the last bajillion years? (or since they’ve been invented?) Basically nothing.

Ok, well some things have changed, but there really hasn’t been any major noticeable enhancement to incandescent lights for a very long time. Your grandparents bulbs are you parents bulbs are your bulbs. Sure maybe you’ve got one of those [...]

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