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2014-02-28 16:21:41

Saves homeowners up to 70 percent on heating and cooling costs FORT WAYNE, Ind., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of recent propane shortages and record high prices for the fuel - some rural areas reported deliveries as high as $8 per gallon - homeowners who rely on propane to heat their homes are beginning to consider more reliable, less costly alternatives. With increasing frequency, many are turning to geothermal, attracted by its ability to reduce heating and cooling...

2014-02-27 16:30:37

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geothermal (GEO) heating and cooling system design and application is growing significantly. Over the last few years, it has become the number one job (with over 600 GEO-hvac installations) for Harvey W. Hottel, Inc. The company, headquartered in Gaithersburgh, MD, was founded in 1945, and operates today as one of the largest diversified mechanical engineering and contracting services in the Mid-Atlantic region. "We have seen the growth in...

2014-02-21 23:26:24

A small group of people led by Star Refrigeration will get exclusive access to the largest natural fluid district heat pump in Scandinavia. The 14MW renewable district heating installation, located in the city of Drammen in Norway, raises the technology bar to “harvest” heat from the freezing waters of the fjord and boost it to 90⁰C for heating the buildings of the city. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Director of Star Renewable Energy, Dave Pearson, will be...

2014-02-20 16:21:23

Customers to save another $40 depending on March usage NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) announced today that it will extend its February bill credit for residential gas customers next month, saving customers another $40 on their bills for March usage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120830/MM62627LOGO) The current bill credit of 25 cents per therm, including taxes, will keep the gas supply rate reduced from approximately 54...

2014-02-06 23:29:22

Both small and large tank heater types are approved as explosion-proof under applicable standards such as those of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), ATEX, CSA, NSF International, and other North American and global organizations. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Chromalox, a leading manufacturer of electric heat and control products, today announced significant advances for its large and small tank flanged immersion heaters. The CSA...

2014-01-29 23:25:43

Fox News reported that in the winter months, space heaters are the “go-to for heat-up”. But what the video omitted is that electric radiant floor heat is the one fail-safe way to warm a cold room. Highland Park, IL (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Floor Heat Systems, Inc., suppliers of InfraFloor™ electric radiant floor heat, announced corrections to the Fox News video titled, “Four ways to help prevent a space heater fire”, in the interest of transparency, full disclosure, equal time...

2014-01-28 23:25:49

This winter it became perfectly clear that the mankind’s effort to solve the global warming crisis is a mission accomplished. Now is the time, and Thermosoft is the company, leading the way to winning the war against global cooling with energy-efficient radiant floor heat. Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Never was it more evident that the mission against global warming was fait accompli than when the December 2013 Australasian Antarctic Expedition of global warming scientists...

2014-01-24 16:20:50

ATLANTA, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Georgians continue to experience record-low temperatures this winter, Georgia Power is offering customers a better way to heat their homes with a new rebate of up to $550 for switching to a new, energy efficient heat pump system. The rebate is available through Aug. 31, 2014 to single-family residential customers who replace their natural gas furnace with an electric heat pump or a dual-fuel heat pump system. (Logo:...

2014-01-24 12:21:34

Customers to save about $40 depending on February usage NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) announced today that it is providing its residential gas customers with a one-month bill credit that will cut the typical monthly bill by about 24 percent in February. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120830/MM62627LOGO) The bill credit of 25 cents per therm, including taxes, will reduce the current gas supply rate of approximately 54 cents...

2014-01-21 23:02:08

As temperatures begin to drop once again, people are asking how long this winter is going to last. Unfortunately, as previously reported by Cozy Products on advisement of The Farmers’ Almanac, this long winter is expected to creep into the spring season. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 While the first Polar Vortex struck the continent with a bang, what the media is calling “Polar Vortex 2.0” may be mostly hype. In reality, as Cozy Products reported back in September, this...


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Climate Impact On Your Budget For Annapolis Maryland
2012-07-16 17:06:13

If you live in Annapolis Maryland or the Baltimore Maryland area this is what you can roughly expect to see when it comes to your heating and cooling budget. The above graph shows the situations that occurred during previous phases of all three events such as normal conditions along with EL-Nino and La-Nina. The left side is a normal month of March that shows the Heating Degree Days can exceed 600, while during a EL-Nino phase warming occurs which is represented by the drop in Heating...

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2010-09-24 18:05:15

A thermostat regulates the temperature of a system and keeps the system's temperature at desired setpoint temperature. The device does this by turning heating and cooling devices on and off and regulating air flow of a heat transfer fluid as needed. This maintains the correct temperature. Thermostats may be used to control heating or cooling a system, or may be a component part of a heater or air conditioner. There are a variety of ways that thermostats can be constructed and could use...

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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