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  • Colorful Annuals May need a Grooming

     
    Seasoned gardeners call it “dead heading”. It sounds brutal but it’s a very plant friendly practice of cutting off the old blooms to extend the life of annual flowers. Removing the faded blossoms sort of fools the plants into producing more....
  • Florida Gators spring football: Ahmad Black playing leadership role while preparing for NFL draft

     
    Florida Gators safety Ahmad Black looks to prove his return for a senior season will pay off after flirting with the NFL draft....
  • How it works: the SunCache solar water heater

     
    Perhaps you've heard about the California Solar Initiative Thermal Program, which the state Public Utilities Commission approved in January. It's a $350 million rebate plan that will replace natural gas-powered water heaters with those that heat water...
  • The Kindle Glow: Let there be light, as well as warmth

     
    The Kindle Glow makes such a strong first impression -- modern, playful, irreverent -- you almost need to ask twice: That's a space heater? Yes, it is. David Tannenbaum, managing director of L.A.-based Kindle Living, says the idea originated from party...
  • Solar water heaters get a $350-million boost in California

     
    California regulators approved a $350-million rebate offer today to encourage homes and businesses to install water-heating systems powered by solar energy. The state Public Utilities Commission established the California Solar Initiative Thermal Program,...
  • Ambient water heater premieres at Greenbuild

     
    About 90% of the hot water that pours from Californians' bathroom and kitchen taps is warmed with natural gas, but all those hot showers and hand washings come with a cost. Burning natural gas pumps out hundreds of thousands of tons of greenhouse gas...
  • American recovery act: 'No earmarks'

     
    by Mark Silva The House speaker's office, preparing for debate over the $789-billion "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act'' that Democratic leaders from both sides - and a few Senate Republicans - have agreed upon, has rolled out a long......
  • Building a Better Air Conditioner

     
    It takes 7 billion gallons of gasoline annually to run all the air conditioners of passenger vehicles in the United States, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. That???s 6% of total fuel consumption in the U.S. Meanwhile, simple...
  • How to save money this winter

    Heating and air conditioning technician Steve Hesse has more customers than he has time today. One of the customers is Nancy Riddle, who wants pre-winter inspections of her heating system. Nancy Riddle says, "The first time you turn on the furnace the...
  • Hot Tips for Heater Safety

    Business is booming for home heating repair companies as the temperature keeps dropping. Mike Landers a technician with John Moore services says calls are coming in from people who need to fix or replace their home heating systems. "We've been pretty...
  • Cold Weather is Coming! HFD Wants To Know: 'Are You Prepared?'

    Cold Weather is Coming! HFD Wants To Know: "Are You Prepared?" With weather forecasters predicting overnight lows dipping into the 30s tonight and freezing in some areas, the Houston Fire Department offers these safety tips to help keep you safe and...