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2014-01-06 12:22:50

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following last weekend's heavy snowfall across much of Michigan, Consumers Energy is asking customers to keep safety in mind by making sure their gas furnace fresh air intake pipes and gas/electric meters are free of snow and ice. "With the large amount of snow that fell over the past two days, we have received numerous no-heat calls from customers, particularly those who live in mobile homes where chimneys are located on top of flat roofs. Snow...

2014-01-02 16:20:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State health and emergency management officials are urging the public to pay attention to forecasts which currently call for snowfall across much of Pennsylvania today into Friday morning, followed by bitterly cold temperatures. "People who do travel should be certain to have essential items in their vehicle such as food, water and warm clothes to help contend with the potential for dangerous conditions if travel delays occur," said...

2014-01-01 08:20:03

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Propane is one of the safest forms of energy for your home or business. According to John McCormack, Superior Propane's National Technical Specialist, "In extremely cold conditions, especially nearing -40 C, there may not be enough vapour pressure in your tank to keep your appliance working properly. Some people believe the propane in their tank has "gelled", but what is really happening is that the liquid propane isn't boiling as vigorously...

2013-12-30 16:20:44

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures fluctuate this winter, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to be mindful of the dangers associated with carbon monoxide. Several tragic cases of carbon monoxide poisoning take place each year during the winter months as people try to stay warm using a variety of heat sources. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas that is created by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and wood. If...

Synthetic Gasoline Production Made Easier
2013-12-03 04:48:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have reportedly developed a novel chemical system that uses inexpensive and easy-to-fabricate carbon-based nanofiber materials that could prove promising in the development of synthetic gasoline. Writing in the online edition of the journal Nature Communications, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) mechanical and industrial engineering professor Amin Salehi-Khojin and his colleagues report that their system...

2013-11-13 23:36:12

With winter just around the corner, Wright Total Indoor Comfort is reminding people that getting the best heating Colorado Springs services for their furnaces is a must. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Air-Conditioning, Heating, And Refrigeration Institute recommends that home owners have their furnace cleaned and checked every year by a qualified heating contractor. This should be done twice a year prior to the onset of the heating and cooling seasons. The company...


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