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Knowing where the big energy users are will help you be come a better enegry manager. The heating/air conditioning uses 55%,water heating 20%,freezes/refrigerators 8% ,lighting,tv's,stereos & radios 8%, food preparation 5%, and clothes dryer/dishwasher 4%. Five simple steps to conserve energy are...
08/11/2008
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A GFCI receptacle is different from conventional receptacles.In the event of a ground fault, a GFCI will trip and quickly stop the flow of electricity to prevent serious injury. Definition of a ground fault: Instead of following its normal safe path, electricity passes through a person's body to ...
06/13/2008
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Are you ready for the hurricane season?I  just finished buying all of my supplies and packing a quick leave bag.I designed my own list after the 05 season.It includes 3 flash lights ,extra batteries,lots of water,food bars,battery powder radio,blankets,work gloves,moist towelettes,rain suite,firs...
05/30/2008
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Central a/c systems provide comfort cooling by lowering the air temperature and removing the excess moisture.The compressor,condenser,expansion device, and evaporator are the basic components of an a/c system.Refrigerant is used as a cooling medium,that cycles between the components.The refrigera...
05/26/2008
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Asphalt shingles,the most common type of roof shingle used in this country.Made by impregnating mats of fiberglass or organic flet materials such as rags ,paper,and wood pulp,with asphalt covering one surface with granules.Granules give the shingle color and protect it from damaging sun rays.The ...
05/12/2008
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