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Kill a Watt, Save Some Money!

December 5, 2011

Pinellas County Extension's Pinellas Energy Efficiency Project has teamed up with Pinellas Public Library Cooperative to bring an exciting new program to our citizens. The Kill-a-Watt (TM) Campaign teaches residents how to monitor their ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life

Online Shopping: Tips to Protect Yourself

November 28, 2011

Nan Jensen, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, Pinellas County ExtensionOnline shopping can make the craziness of the holidays a bit easier to handle. It can be convenient, save time and possibly money as well. There are some risks though. ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life

Swimmingly Good Savings

July 8, 2011

Covering a pool when it is not in use is the single most effective means of reducing the pool’s heating costs, by as much as 50%–70%. Pool covers also can minimize the pool’s chemical use by 35%–60%, conserve water needed by 30%–50%, ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life

The Hidden Cost of the Internet

August 16, 2010

By Margaret Deller, Extension Specialist In 2009 247 billion emails were sent daily (Radicati Group) One tree makes 8,333 sheets of paper (Conservatree) Assume that every email sent to one person would use only one sheet of paper ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life

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