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2009-07-17 11:57:00

HARWOOD HEIGHTS, Ill., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- C.E. Thermal Systems announces a new way to heat homes and offices - through framed digital images hanging on the wall. The Heat by Design(TM) picture heater is an elegant and energy-efficient space heating solution that customers design for use in their homes or offices. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090717/CG48154) The Heat by Design convective picture heater uses a patented carbon fiber heating element system that is...

2009-07-01 14:24:00

Carbon monoxide alarms required in homes beginning July 1 MEBANE, N.C., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than eight months after the deaths of a Denver family and college student due to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, the "Lofgren and Johnson Families Carbon Monoxide Safety Act" goes into effect, offering added protection for families statewide from this odorless, tasteless and invisible gas. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090701/NE41135 ) As of July 1 all newly constructed...

2009-01-28 12:15:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), there have been more than 150 residential fires that resulted in more than 200 deaths since Thanksgiving. These statistics have led the USFA and fire chiefs to declare the holiday season and start of the new year as one of the deadliest in recent memory. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO ) As families look for ways to save money in these tough economic times, the...

2008-11-12 06:00:17

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the mercury drops, the cost of heating your home will rise. With inevitable fluctuations in fuel prices, there is one thing that remains a constant: the superior heat and efficiency of propane. Propane is a proven, readily available, environmentally friendly fuel that can help your home become more energy efficient. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081112/DCWFNS1) Ninety-eight percent of American homeowners believe it is...

2008-11-05 12:00:26

BEIJING, Nov. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Himfr.com ( http://www.himfr.com/hot-products/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, has learned that consumers often have trouble choosing a suitable water heater ( http://www.cheaponsale.com/buy-water_heater/ ). Should they choose one powered by electricity, gas, or solar energy? Water heater is divided into three main categories. Water heaters on the market today can generally be...

2008-10-13 03:00:31

By Bednar, Joseph There's a chill settling in across the Valley. It's not the cool weather, exactly - but, rather, anxiety over when it will blow in, and just how much it will cost to fight it off. Gail Pisacane is all too familiar with that feeling. As the director of Energy Programs for the Valley Opportunity Council, she oversees a program that last year offered modest energy assistance to almost 12,000 low-income households. With oil prices almost $1 more per gallon than last year,...

2008-09-18 03:00:22

By Zimmerman, Allen In their own homes, engineers should lead in the "greener" way Energy consumption is by far the most important criteria in green home design and performance. Limiting energy use far outranks such factors as material selection and energy source considerations in determining the "greenness" of a house. Two paths to conservation Energy conservation can be achieved in two different ways: reducing the amount of primary energy consumed to supply the useful energy...

2007-12-21 09:00:47

CANTON, Ohio, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- After spending the last twenty years as a responder with Ohio's fire and emergency medical services, Captain Mike Hornby has seen his share of home fires started by space heaters. Such fires are considered by firefighters as a grim facts-of-life, especially during the cool winter months when the need for supplemental heating in the home is the greatest. Statistics show that every year, electric, gas, and kerosene space heaters combine to trigger more...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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