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2011-08-15 13:38:00

DETROIT, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing their efforts to educate the public about the proposed cuts to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), the Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm (CTKMW) publicly released a letter today that was delivered to all members of the Michigan Congressional Delegation. The letter builds on the recent efforts by the CTKMW to raise awareness on the impact the proposed cuts to LIHEAP would have on the state of Michigan. "The deep cuts...

2011-08-03 11:19:00

Proposed 50% Cut To LIHEAP Prompts Coalition To Mobilize Grassroots DETROIT, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm (CTKMW) today launched an effort to educate federal and state elected officials about the challenges many of Michigan's low-income residents will face if federal energy assistance funding is cut in half as has been proposed. CTKMW aims to ensure that optimum financial and other resources are available to address the needs of low-income...

2011-07-27 00:01:20

Vent Cap Systems are the new reusable caps, made from recycled plastic, that seal an HVAC system for diagnostic testing after a new install, energy audit, duct cleaning or duct repair. Energy auditors and HVAC service companies no longer have to use disposable vent or duct sealing film to seal duct vents. Now there is no film to throw away, sealing the vents is quicker, and there is never any damage to the vent or surrounding areas. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Between rapidly rising...

2011-06-28 10:55:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot temperatures and that increasing utility bill are probably causing you to sweat this summer, but it doesn't have to be that way, says a local energy expert. "Many Charlotte homeowners and businesses are simply unaware that they can improve their comfort and save money on energy costs with a simple phone call or email," says EnergyTight General Manager Greg Taylor. Almost every home has energy leaks, he says. That means owners pay for a...

2011-05-19 11:10:00

MADISON, Wis., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation (WECC), a national leader in the design and implementation of award-winning energy savings programs, is pleased to recognize Bob Pfeiffer for being named Energy Educator of the Year by the Energy Center of Wisconsin. Pfeiffer, a member of the WECC team for more than five years, has been critical in helping WECC deliver successful residential energy efficiency programs. His hands on, production based...

2011-05-12 00:00:47

Hancock Software, leading provider of weatherization management solutions, today announced that its Weatherization Program Management solution has been selected as the core technology for the Weatherization Assistance Programs (WAP) by the states of Delaware and Virginia. Framingham, MA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 Hancock Software, leading provider of weatherization management solutions, today announced that its Weatherization Program Management solution has been selected as the core technology...


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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