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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...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.