Simulated Windows Save Energy

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A new poll from the International Energy Association (IEA) found that about 82% of people would prefer to pay less for electricity. The other 18% must be idiots. But the poll brings up a very good point, which is the desire for more energy-saving devices in the home. And the newest one is so simple, […]

Alternating Current How To

ALTERNATING CURRENT In this short article, you will learn everything you need to know about alternating current. Really? No, not quite. But after reading it, you’ll definitely know more than Jim Jocifero. What Is Alternating Current Alternating current is current that alternates, that is, becomes other. If this seems simple, that’s because it is. Typically, […]

Electricity: A Beginner’s Guide

Have you heard about electricity? Possibly. We have. Do you know what it is? If you do, then maybe you want to read one of our other columns. If not, then read on. What Is Electricity? This is a question we have been asking ourselves for some time.1 One day last week, Ryan Rocifero went […]

Green Electricity

Have you ever thought about switching to green electricity? Maybe green is your favorite color, and the universe just can’t contain enough green. Or maybe you’re tired of ordinary electricity and you just want a change. Whatever your reason for wanting to make the switch, this handy guide will help you get started with green […]

Secrets for Saving on Your Electric Bill

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With the rising costs of electricity just about everywhere, many of us are wondering where all that money is going. Isn’t there a way to save some money on electricity? Here are some secrets we have gathered that may help you. There are three basic methods for saving on your electric bill: Use less electricity. […]

More Ways to Save Electricity

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Following up on Jim Jocifero’s wildly popular “Secrets for Saving on Your Electric Bill,” we have come up with two new and innovative ways to save even more electricity: The Battery Method,™ and The Non-Battery Method™. The Battery Method™ First, find a free charging station for electric cars. There are reported to be several thousand […]

Non Electric Alarm Clock Winding

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In an effort to be more green, Enoch Williams of Fresno, CA threw away all of his electrical appliances. No more computer, no more air conditioner, and no more electric butter warmer.1 He has really enjoyed the feeling of freedom this has given him, and has, in addition, saved a lot of money by canceling […]