| May 13, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Earlier this month, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a statement discouraging "nontraditional pets" in households with young children.
Such animals, including rodents and reptiles, pose a health risk to children younger than 5, the group...
| May 11, 2010
Like many South Floridians, Mark Bykoski relies heavily on cooled air to combat heat and humidity inside his condominium. But that cold relief comes with a few headaches when determining who is legally responsible for insuring, repairing and replacing...
| Apr 21, 2010
| 6:32 PM
The Pennsylvania Home Heating Equipment Rebate Program goes into effect Wednesday morning. It offers $11 million dollars in rebates to people who purchase non-electric, ENERGY STAR-qualified furnaces, boilers, and water heaters.
The rebates range from...
| Apr 16, 2010
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Let the buying begin for the thousands of Texans who got through to register for a rebate program that left out millions of others out of luck.
Texans who registered April 7, via overwhelmed phone lines and computer systems, began...
| Apr 16, 2010
Let the buying begin for the thousands of Texans who got through to register for a rebate program that left out millions of others out of luck.
Texans who registered April 7, via overwhelmed phone lines and computer systems, began buying their appliances...
| Apr 13, 2010
| 9:19 AM
2010 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show
April 16-18, 2010
What was shown on today's show:
BLANCO BLANCO SOLON
The SOLON is a high-tech compost bin to collect everything from fruit and vegetable peels to egg shells and coffee...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 9:30 AM
Texans have a new incentive to buy energy-efficient appliances.
The state began accepting rebate reservations Wednesday for the Texas Trade Up Appliance Rebate Program, to purchase select Energy Star appliances.
Texas is using $20 million in federal...
| Nov 5, 2010
Elsy Shallman already drove a hybrid, recycled and signed up to get less junk mail. But she knew the cool temperature she keeps her home meant she was wasting energy. So when Shallman learned she could get $1,500 back on her taxes for switching to an...
| Nov 9, 2010
f you've never had to pry a wiper loose from a frozen windshield, you might not recognize the comfort and safety challenges that confront motorists in harsh winter climates. Here in colder climes, you know the horror of losing sensation in your fingers...
| Nov 12, 2010
The Legislature is proposing a solution for repaying Floridians who bought energy efficient air conditioners and solar panels that may make only some buyers happy.
Rebate programs for both items have been on hold for different reasons. The Legislature...
| Nov 21, 2010
Roxbury's Mine Hill Preserve is about as close as one can get to an old western ghost town minus the tumbleweed blowing down Main Street and the cactus.
In the 1860s, on the banks of the scenic Shepaug River, a town known as Chalybes formed around a...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 5:26 PM
What longtime New Yorker spends much time looking up when they walk along the street; so consumed with their Ipods, Ipads and texting? But after what happened in Manhattan's East Village today, they might want to rethink looking up from time to time.