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2014-07-08 23:11:15

Clean Crawls, a crawl space and attic cleaning and insulation company, recently published an article admonishing the do-it-yourself community to be wary of insulation jobs. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 “While the valiant, innovative efforts of the Do-It-Yourself community are entirely admirable, there are some jobs that should be left to the professionals,” Clean Crawls says in a recent article explaining the top 5 common mistakes made by DIY insulation installers. “Attic and...

2014-06-20 12:23:54

DETROIT, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) announced that customers who participated in energy efficiency programs saved $512 million last year and can expect the steps they took to result in lifetime savings of more than $4.5 billion. DTE Energy's energy efficiency programs, launched in 2009, are designed to help customers save energy, which translates into lower energy bills. The programs include appliance recycling, in-home energy audits, low-income weatherization...

2014-05-29 16:22:32

PLAINFIELD, Ind., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy is asking state utility regulators to approve a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficiency programs for its customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Current energy efficiency programs offered by Energizing Indiana will continue through Dec. 31, 2014. "Since the early 1990s, Duke Energy has offered its customers programs to save energy and save money," said Doug Esamann, Duke Energy state president -...

2014-05-15 08:25:00

Impenetrable Building Envelope Protection HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pecora is now introducing the XL-Perm Air, Vapor, and Water Barrier System consisting of fully engineered and compatible products that work in tandem to provide complete protection for your building envelope. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87568 The easy, four step solution assures continuity of weatherproofing barrier systems. Step 1: Pecora XL-Flash STPU Fast Curing...

2014-05-02 23:09:46

It’s been suggested that fiberglass can be a dangerous form of insulation to use in homes. Clean Crawls, a company specializing in insulation of attics and crawl spaces, offers their own views of fiberglass insulation in a recent article. Everett, WA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Clean Crawls, a local attic and crawl space cleaning and insulating company, knows all about insulation of every type. In response to some propaganda they heard regarding the supposed dangers of fiberglass, the staff...

2014-03-26 23:33:47

Go green and save green; energy saving technology can put money in your pocket. Reducing the costs of heating and cooling your home is made easy with these valuable pointers. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 With the economy in its current state, consumers are looking to save money now more than ever before. By looking at home improvements with energy-efficiency in mind, homeowners have the opportunity to save hundreds of dollars a year on their energy bills including heating,...

2014-02-26 12:21:29

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing a significant uptick in extreme weather conditions over the past year eighteen major city Mayors from across the country, including St. Louis, Los Angeles, Boston and Philadelphia, wrote President Obama requesting that he include at least $4.7 billion in funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in his FY2015 budget. Mayors across the country recognize the necessity of LIHEAP in providing crucial...

2014-01-18 23:04:27

Clean Crawls, trusted provider of attic and crawlspace services, is now offering a 10% discount off of any work throughout the remainder of January. Marysville, WA (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 According to statistics, up to 40% of air breathed in the home comes from crawl spaces and attics. This means it is vital to have a clean attic and crawl space all year around. As a Northwest leader in the insulation and weatherization industry, Clean Crawls has announced a 10% discount on any service...

2014-01-16 23:27:21

Northwest attic and crawl space company, Clean Crawls, recently designed a remarkable infographic on improving air quality in the home. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The air quality of any home greatly affects the health of the family living inside. With a professional understanding of interior air quality, Clean Crawls has taken the initiative to educate homeowners through a unique visual experience. The infographic focuses on three distinct ways that people can take a solid step...

Energy Savings Could Be Huge With Proper Home Weatherizing
2013-10-22 05:14:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If every homeowner in the US took steps to winterize their homes during the coldest months of the year, the country as a whole could save up to $33 billion annually in energy costs, researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered. Berkeley Lab scientist Jennifer Logue and her colleagues set out to determine how much energy is wasted from houses that are leaky or drafty. Furthermore, they...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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