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2011-01-04 14:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Company (The Gas Company) is urging customers not to use their ovens, ranges or outdoor barbecues to heat their homes because these appliances are not designed for such use and pose a severe and potentially fatal risk of carbon monoxide poisoning if used for space heating. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110104/LA24387LOGO) Over the weekend, a family in southern California was reported to have used an oven to...

2010-07-22 09:11:00

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Conservation Services Group (CSG) and the Massachusetts Oilheat Council (MOC) today announced a $1.7 million contract from the Mass. Department of Energy Resources (DOER). The program is made possible by federal stimulus (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) funds to support energy efficiency programs in the state. Called the Oil Heat Efficiency Program (OHEP), the pilot is the first of its kind, comprehensive residential energy...

2010-02-17 12:22:00

ASHLAND CITY, Tenn., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to offer an environmentally friendly hot water option for commercial applications, A. O. Smith has introduced a new line of energy-saving and innovative commercial electric heat pump water heaters. These water heaters capture heat and humidity from the surrounding atmosphere and utilize it for heating potable water. "They are three times more efficient than standard electric water heaters and up to five times more efficient than...

2010-01-21 06:18:00

CARMICHAELS, Pa., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fire Safety Store is asking families, businesses, and communities to get the word out that "Carbon Monoxide Kills." The Fire Safety Store is your partner in Fire Prevention and Carbon Monoxide Awareness since 1997. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100121/AQ40958) Through their monthly newsletter and website The Fire Safety Store creates an awareness of the lifesaving value of carbon monoxide (CO) alarms. Often referred to as the...

2010-01-13 12:03:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the U.S. Fire Administration, people over the age of 65 have a home fire death rate nearly twice the national average. For those over 75, that risk nearly triples. These statistics are alarming, especially when researchers estimate that by the year 2030, there will be more than 70 million senior Americans. In Canada, the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall reports that seniors over the age of 65 accounted for 30 percent of all fire...

2010-01-08 05:18:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter has barged in the front door of America and it has demanded attention; costly attention, if you've looked at your gas or electric bill this month. Many are switching to new and alternative heating methods for their homes and quartz infrared heaters are at the top of the list. "You'd be amazed at the amount of heat these things put out compared to the small space heaters you can get at your local big box stores," says Tiffany Ellis of...

2009-12-22 14:55:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As families look for ways to save money in tough economic times, there is an increased risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisonings and fire deaths associated with the use of alternative heating and power sources. The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to check all home heating systems from fireplaces to furnaces, including any back-up power systems. (Logo:...

2009-11-04 11:48:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Heat by Design is an elegant and energy-efficient heater that combines the small appliance functionality of a space heater with the aesthetics of a contemporary 32" x 24" frame that is printed with digital photos uploaded by the customer. Heat by Design is used to warm cooler rooms or offices. Homeowners and businesses can turn down the main thermostat, thus reducing their heating bills. Heat by Design is manufactured using digital images uploaded by the...

2009-10-29 06:00:00

CANTON, Ohio, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Weather forecasters are predicting the coldest winter in a decade due to the Pacific El Nino effect. This will offset the present lower energy costs and produce very high heating bills this winter. BioTech Research, the parent company of the famous EdenPURE Portable Heater expects a surge in consumer demand. "We are increasing inventory and advertising expenditures across all media as well as launching our new infomercial starring Bob Vila," stated...

2009-09-14 08:00:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans in many parts of the country gear up for colder weather, others brace for the peak of hurricane season. This means more families will begin using fuel-burning space heaters and portable generators that may release harmful carbon monoxide (CO) gas. The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year, carbon monoxide poisoning sends more than 20,000 people to emergency rooms and claims nearly 400 lives...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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