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Tax Free Holidays


May 30, 2014

The law provides for tax free holidays on WaterSense and Energy Star appliances up to a total of $1500 with only one device over the cost of $500 allowed (Friday, September 19th and September 21st). Energy Star *Clotheswashers (residential ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Commercial, Energy Star, Family, Financial, Holiday, House Bill 5601, Law, Money Management, Residential, September, Tax Free, Wakulla County Extension, WaterSense

When To Turn Off Your Lights


December 17, 2012

  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 or less, leave it on. If ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Energy Conservation, Energy Star, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Saving Energy, Shelley Swenson, Sustainable Living, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

Compact Fluorescent Lighting


July 20, 2012

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

Category: Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: CFLs, Energy Star, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Fixtures, FYCS, Green Living, Light Bulbs, Lighting, Saving, Saving Energy, Shelley Swenson, Sustainable Living, Wakulla County Extension

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