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Reducing Electricity Costs – Making Use of Solar Power

Electricity usage is practically a necessity in this modern age. As such, you can be sure of a recurring electricity bill. It only makes sense therefore to reduce this expense as much as possible without having to necessarily deprive yourself of comforts you might have gotten used to. It may come as a surprise just how many ways there are to accomplish this. In this entry, we will consider the use of solar power.

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Solar Patio Lights -Your Learning Resource

Are solar patio lights worth buying or are they a waste of money as some say? Are they bright enough to light up your patio? How long do they last? Do they need to be placed in the sunlight to be effective? These questions regarding solar lights for the patio, and more will be addressed here. Read the rest of Solar Patio Lights -Your Learning Resource »

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DIY: Make Your Own Air Conditioner

An earlier post explored some ways to cool down your house during the summer without AC.  The problem with air conditioners, is that they tend to use a lot of electricity, thereby increasing the utility bill. I came across this video which shows how you can make your own air conditioner (AC), and so thought it would be a good addition to this section, as it might do the trick of providing the cooling you desire without incurring as much expense as having a real AC.

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The Solar power Michael Harvey/Earth4energy SCAM!

I was recently doing some investigating into how I could possibly reduce my electricity bill, and I decided to look into solar power. Now I had always heard that it takes an exorbitant amount of money to install a solar system that would be useful. So imagine my surprise when I came across the Michael Harvey (earth4energy) offer, where supposedly one can reduce their electricity bill by 80% by following Harvey’s do it yourself solar power setup, and for less than $250!

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