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Nest Review

As stated in a previous post, I recently bought a new condo. This condo has two stories with the bedroom upstairs and then the rest downstairs. One of the first things that I noticed upon moving in was that the upstairs temperature varied a bit from the downstairs temperature. This was natural and expected.┬áThe condo…Continue readingNest Review

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Eco Products

After moving to a new apartment that is a good 10 minutes further from my job and taking up more square footage (though in some ways less since this is a four story building), I decided that I wanted to try to take a few steps to lower my green footprint a little bit. To…Continue readingEco Products

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A Review of the Green Guide

National Geographic put out a new magazine to take advantage of the recent green buzz called The Green Guide. I heard about the magazine awhile ago but completely missed my opportunity to get the initial installment. However, for the second issue, I happened to be in the right place at the right time and quickly…Continue readingA Review of the Green Guide

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Tire Gauges Galore

John McCain recently released a tire gauge in conjunction with a small portion of something Obama said about energy conservation that among other things, Americans need to ensure that our tires are properly filled. McCain thought this was a terrific idea and thus has decided to throw his support behind Barack Obama and offer up…Continue readingTire Gauges Galore

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Urban Turbines

I read an article in the Wisconsin State Journal not long ago about how MGE is trying to install an Urban Turbine into McKee Farms to allow people to see what these things do. The idea of a smaller formed windmill that might not take as much space as the more traditional ones got me…Continue readingUrban Turbines

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America needs to learn from Japan

I watched a show last night about living in Tokyo and I found it to be the most interesting showContinue readingAmerica needs to learn from Japan