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Improve Savings and Health With Minor Changes In Your Home

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III Wakulla County FCS Ready to make a few enhancements to your home to improve its overall performance? Improving the home performance through small increments or changes requires extended periods of time before… Read More

When To Turn Off Your Lights

  Since they are already very efficient, the cost effectiveness of turning CFLs off to conserve energy is a bit more complicated.  A general rule-of-thumb is this: If you will be out of a room for 15 minutes… Read More

Compact Fluorescent Lighting

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FYCS/EFNEP Agent II  According to the EPA, in 2007, Americans saved $1.5 billion by switching to ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs.  The energy saved could light all the households in a city… Read More

The Green Scene “November”

Being Green:  The Conservation House At the recent Mighty Mullet Festival, Sustainable Big Bend volunteers and I provided an educational booth featuring simple changes that can be easily made in your home to save energy.  It was a… Read More