More Energy Conservation

If you read my post on green windows you might be interested in the following .pdf (it’s a powerpoint turned into a .pdf). I had the guy who did the presentation to our Neighborhood Association send it to me and I think it has some excellent points.

For something put out by the energy company, I think it makes some good points and has some interesting information.

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