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Beginning with Colorado in 2012, nine states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana use, and eight of these have also legalized home cultivation of cannabis. Legislation varies across each state but generally allows ...

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Recessed Lighting in the Limelight

January 01, 2004

        Recessed downlights are among the most popular installed lighting fixtures for new and remodeled homes. One study in the northeastern United States found that new homes had an average ... [continue reading]

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Laying the Foundation

May 01, 2003

A combination of unexpected events and prior planning sent the CFL market soaring in 2001. [continue reading]

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Lighting: An Energy Efficient Future

June 16, 2001

Can you save money with compact fluorescent bulbs? [continue reading]

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Getting the Most from Your Fan

June 16, 2001

Ceiling fans are one of the most popular and generally well regarded of all home energy efficiency features. [continue reading]

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Ceiling Fans: Fulfilling the Energy Efficiency Promise

January 01, 2001

Ceiling fans, and their light kits, can be substantial energy users. Changes in product design and consumer education offer major savings opportunities. [continue reading]

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The Drug House--A Remodeling Job to Avoid

March 01, 1999

Marijuana (Cannabis sativa) is a lucrative cash crop, bringing in up to $6,000/lb on the right streets, and it can easily be grown in an inconspicuous house in an average suburban neighborhood. [continue reading]

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

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