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EPA's Eco Tip: Change your HVAC system filter Check your filter every month, especially during heavy use months (winter and summer). If the filter looks dirty after a month, change it. At a minimum, change the filter every 3 months. A dirty filter will slow down air flow and make the system work harder to … Continue reading Calendar Reminder – Change Your HVAC Filter Every 3 Months
EPA's Earth Tip: Insulate your hot water heater by wrapping it with an insulating jacket, save at least $30 a year and reduce carbon pollution. To help keep your hot water from cooling off before it gets to the tap, you can insulate the hot water piping leaving the water heater for additional savings. And … Continue reading Earth Tip – Insulate Your Hot Water Heater
News from City Hall City Communications Office City of Kansas City, Mo. http://www.kcmo.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2014 City Market gains solar panels What's greener than a local farmers market? One with green energy! The City of Kansas City, Mo., is partnering with Kansas City Power & Light and Mark One Electric to install … Continue reading What’s greener than a local farmers market? One with green energy!
When my friends share with me the small steps they're taking to green their lives it makes me so happy. I'm not trying to make anyone a radical treehugger, because I'm surely not one. Instead, I believe we all have a responsibility to current and future inhabitants of Earth to do what we can to … Continue reading Friday Ecofriend Feature
Kansas City suburb, Overland Park, Kansas, will soon be home to a new Starbucks — but this one is different. It will be the first store in the area built entirely from reused shipping containers. The City of Overland Park initially rejected the plans, but after easing concerns of the planning staff and city council … Continue reading Starbucks “recycled” store coming to Kansas City Metro
Not every apartment, condo or townhouse rental includes free utilities, so for many renters, it is important to use energy efficiently. Reducing energy consumption means saving money, and by adopting a few efficient practices in your apartment, you can keep your money where you want it: your wallet. This utilities advice will guide you on … Continue reading 10 Energy Savings Tips for Renters