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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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  • Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA

    Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA
    Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association.
  • Governor gets concessions in Exelon deal

    Governor gets concessions in Exelon deal
    In a settlement with Gov. Martin O'Malley over the proposed buyout of Constellation Energy Group, Exelon Corp. has promised to develop significantly more natural gas, wind and solar power in Maryland, give more money to help low-income customers and...

    O'Malley: Benefits of Exelon-CEG merger go beyond rate credit

    O'Malley: Benefits of Exelon-CEG merger go beyond rate credit
    While Maryland business, labor and environmental groups backed a $1 billion settlement between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Exelon Corp. related to the Chicago company's buyout of Constellation Energy Group, not everyone was satisfied. Merger opponent EDF...

    Office of People's Counsel seeks assurances for BGE's low-income customers

    Office of People's Counsel seeks assurances for BGE's low-income customers
    As the economy has faltered over the past three years, more BGE customers have been in danger of losing their electric service because of overdue bills. Now, as BGE parent Constellation Energy Group seeks to sell itself to Exelon Corp., the state's...

    Howard County Briefs

    GreenFest vendors wanted Vendor applications are being accepted for the annual GreenFest held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 14 at Howard Community College's Burrill Galleria, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Vendors and exhibitors with...