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Energy Saving

Energy Saving
Energy saving is the activity of reducing the amount of energy producing resources people use and deplete in the daily course of their lives. There is a limited quantity of nonrenewable energy resources on Earth, so it is essential to save the current supply and use renewable sources that will be available in the future. By making some behavioral changes, individuals and organizations can decrease their consumption of heat and power to save energy.

Specific energy saving activities include, but are not limited to, using more efficient light bulbs; lowering heating system thermostats in the home and office; reducing the use of cars and other petroleum reliant vehicles; and reusing ma...
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Energy saving is the activity of reducing the amount of energy producing resources people use and deplete in the daily course of their lives. There is a limited quantity of nonrenewable energy resources on Earth, so it is essential to save the current supply and use renewable sources that will be available in the future. By making some behavioral changes, individuals and organizations can decrease their consumption of heat and power to save energy.

Specific energy saving activities include, but are not limited to, using more efficient light bulbs; lowering heating system thermostats in the home and office; reducing the use of cars and other petroleum reliant vehicles; and reusing materials such as plastic bags and water bottles.
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  • Howard County Briefs

    Etiquette for children The Etiquette School of Maryland is offering classes for boys and girls ages 8-12 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays next month at Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Dates are March 3, 10, 17 and 24....

    State needs wind energy to reach its goals

    State needs wind energy to reach its goals
    Much of the attention paid to Gov.Martin O'Malley's second offshore wind proposal has centered around the cost of building and maintaining an offshore wind farm and its effect on ratepayers. That is a very important discussion, and the governor has his...

    $300 million Chesapeake Bay bond stalls in Virginia House

    Virginia lawmakers declined to back a $300 million bond package that would fund wastewater treatment plant improvements in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The bond, which passed unanimously in the Senate, hit a wall Wednesday in the House of Delegates....

    MD "on track" to reduce greenhouse gases

    MD "on track" to reduce greenhouse gases
    Maryland is on track to reduce climate-altering greenhouse gases 25 percent by the end of the decade, according to a state environmental official. In a preview of the state's overdue plan to curb emissions of carbon dioxide and methane, George S. "Tad"...