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Which of us has not felt the pressure of rising
utility costs, from electricity to water? Sometimes it seems that for
every dollar we increase our incomes, utilities go up two. In recent
years, this has been especially true. As population, and third-world
economies expand, pressure will be increasingly put on ever more scare
resources. Utility costs are all about resources.
There are steps each of us can take to save
on our purchase of the world's resources distributed to us by
utility companies. Some of those steps involve getting resources at a
better price by
comparing available electric and
natural gas prices offered by competing utility companies.
Some of the steps involve ways to
reduce our use of
energy by taking smart, and often very simple actions.
We can maintain a comfortable lifestyle,
while reducing our use of resources at the same time. This site is about saving as much money as we can
on our utilities. But it can also be about the responsible use of our
God-given limited resources. What an adventure!
In the "Your Home" section, we will look
at active and passive things we can do to prevent the loss of our
utility dollars once they arrive at our homes. We will examine how
to save money by installing the proper windows, doors, draperies ,
blinds, insulation, roofs, and trees. Trees? Yep, and a lot
more unusual things we can do to automatically shave down the size
of that utility bill.
In the "Electricity" section we will
look at ways we can make money-saving decisions on purchases of
appliances, water heaters, heating and air conditioning systems. We
will see that the way we use electrical products may be costing us
money. We will also have a look at the
benefits of shopping for the lowest priced supplier of electricity.
In the "Natural Gas" and "Heating
Oil" sections we will consider many of the same issues affecting
electrical decisions, and will compare the relative value of the
specific fuels we select to supply our energy.
In the "Water" section, we will look at
ways to reduce our water use without sacrificing our quality of
has been developing for months. But the actual construction of this
site was begun on February 11, 2009.
The site will be THE
comprehensive site for consumers, showing them the myriad of
ways they can save on their utility expense.
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