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2005-06-20 18:35:00

While energy prices rise, buyers of new homes continually ignore a simple way to cut energy costs close to 50 per cent "“ requesting their home be built to be energy efficient with technology already available, says University of Toronto research. "The reality is today that energy conservation puts dollars back into homeowners pockets," says Professor Kim Pressnail of the Department of Civil Engineering. "Homebuyers often go for the least capital cost initially without considering...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.