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2008-10-09 09:00:45

93 Percent of Iowa Homeowners Are Interested in Home Energy Efficiency, but Many Remain Unaware of Largest Sources of Energy Consumption and How Their Home Contributes to Climate Change Johns Manville Mark Ziegert, 303-978-2888 mark.ziegert@JM.com or Linhart Public Relations Kim Sporrer, 303-951-2562 ksporrer@linhartpr.com October is Energy Awareness Month, and today, Johns Manville (JM), a global building products manufacturer, released the results of its annual Energy...

2008-10-07 09:00:47

October is Energy Awareness Month, and today, Johns Manville (JM), a global building products manufacturer, released the results of its annual Energy Awareness Month Survey. The new survey shows that while an overwhelming majority of Wisconsinites are interested in increasing their homes' energy efficiency (90.3 percent) and expect their home heating bills to increase this winter (85.4 percent), many lack understanding of how their homes consume energy, and most aren't entirely clear on which...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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