New Water Conservation Laws for California

California is in the midst of a drought so severe that Gov. Brown has declared a state of emergency. He directed state officials to take necessary actions to prepare for drought conditions and is urging all Californians to reduce water consumption by 20 percent. Water year 2013 (Oct. 1, 2012 – Sept. 30, 2013) was …

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It’s Easy Being Green

Going green has become a catch-phrase in recent years, and it’s on just about everyone’s to-do list, but what does it really mean? Green or sustainable living is an attempt to reduce our impact on the earth. It’s an effort to be careful with our natural resources, so there will be some left for our …

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Greening Your Home to Save Money and Energy

Making your house a cleaner, greener space will save energy and resources, create a healthier, safer home environment, and save you money. You’ll be helping out in the big picture too. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, houses account for 20 percent of all energy used in the U.S., are responsible for 20 percent …

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Home improvement websites

There are some useful websites for all areas of home improvement out there: The Repair Clinic Here you can shop for appliance parts, lawn mower parts, vacuum cleaner parts, and over 115 other brand parts.  They promise fast, guaranteed delivery. TopBulb The most complete database of replacement light bulbs on the Internet.  You can search …

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