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5 ways to go green.... from Al Gore.

by grimgraphix / September 24, 2007 4:16 AM PDT
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Tried hard to avoid
by Steven Haninger / September 24, 2007 6:15 AM PDT

but someone here never heard of the third laws of Newton and of thermodynamics. It ain't all green. Happy

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Did I do them all?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 25, 2007 5:41 AM PDT

1. Compact fluorescent lightbulbs
All but units like the one in the fridge and oven or those that see 10 minutes of use per year are now CFLs.

2. Outdoor solar lighting
I use that every day from dawn til dusk.

3. Programmable thermostats
Yes. The "Off" setting is programmed as often as possible.

4. Air filters
Done.

5. Electric water heater blanket
One on. Also flushed the tank this year and lowered the temp. However my water heater blanket is not electric. I wonder how that would help.

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Speaking of water heaters
by JP Bill / September 25, 2007 5:51 AM PDT
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my sister has one
by jimandjerry / September 25, 2007 6:52 AM PDT

constant hot water

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4 out of 5
by Dan McC / September 25, 2007 7:20 AM PDT

Sears recommends no blanket on my specific water heater.

Dan

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I wonder....
by C1ay / September 25, 2007 12:55 PM PDT

why he didn't include:

"Park your private jet and use more carbon friendly transit."

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