Posted in Energy Efficiency

Saving Money Through Texas Energy Efficiency Investments

As one of the fastest growing states in the US, Texas is challenged with increasing its productivity and it can do this by increasing investments in energy efficiency initiatives that can save both residential and commercial users of Texas electricity literally billions of dollars over the next two decades. Seems like an impossible task? According to the American Council for the Energy-Efficient Economy or ACEEE, such proposition is not only possible but completely doable. In a recent study conducted by the ACEEE called Energy Efficiency Investments as an Economic Productivity Strategy for Texas, energy efficiency programs in the state could…

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Posted in Kitchen Improvement

Kitchen Cabinets From China- Are They Safe

With all of the recent problems with lead paint on the toys coming out of China, product recalls, and general concern with baby products being produced overseas, it begs the question…. can building materials out of China be trusted? While you do have the occassional problems with consistency in the quality, most of the products coming out of China really are safe. I have been to the factories in China that manufacturer the kitchen cabinets and from what I was shown, the quality levels are certainly up to par. I think the major difference in the problems with the toys…

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