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Green It (installment 7)

Schaible's Plumbing - Wednesday, November 17, 2010
There are multiple ways to save energy, but every little bit helps our world and your wallet. If the most energy-efficient method to achieve savings is out of reach right now, try something a bit simpler. It’s better to do something, no matter how small, than nothing. We call this approach Green, Greener, Greenest.

Green: Caulk around a window frame. Greener: Caulk around all your windows. Greenest: Caulk around the foundation sill in your basement.

Green: Put insulation cutouts behind your electrical outlets and switches. Greener: Put batting down on your attic floor. Greenest: Have insulation blown into your uninsulated or poorly insulated walls.

Green: Use cold water to wash laundry. Greener: Dry your clothes during electrical off-peak hours. Greenest: Hang your clothes to dry.

Take a look around and see if there’s a small Green step you can take right now, a Greener step you can take later, or a Greenest step you can plan for. When it comes to energy efficiency, all steps add up to savings.
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We have used Schaible’s Plumbing & Heating many times in our home. They’re always very professional and we trust them. We were impressed when we changed plans and they stuck the original price established for the job. Schaible’s went above and beyond by doing the little extras to make the job truly complete.

Dave and Karen Briegs

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