Energy-Efficient Products Archive

  • ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday

    ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday

    The Texas legislature, working to help Texans save money and reduce their energy bills, has wisely eliminated state and local sales and use tax on qualifying ENERGY STAR products for the Memorial Day weekend.  The sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. (after midnight) on Saturday, May 29, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, [...]

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  • Electric lawn mower manufacturers

    Electric lawn mower manufacturers

    Black & Decker Corporation www.blackanddecker.com 701 E. Joppa Road Towson, Maryland 21286 1-(410) 716-3900 Dependable battery powered mowers. They also have an inexpensive laser sensor for finding air leaks around doors, windows and other areas of your house. Neuton Mowers www.neutonmowers.com 75 Meigs Road Vergennes, Vermont 05491 1-(800) 798-2921 (Toll free) Battery powered mowers. Remington Power Tools www.remingtonpowertools.com 2901 Industrial Drive Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101 1-(800) 626-2237 (Toll free) Battery powered [...]

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  • Solar Water Heaters

    Solar Water Heaters

    Solar water heaters systems include solar collectors, a well insulated storage tank and piping.    Solar water heating systems fall into two main categories: active systems and passive systems.  Active systems are generally more expensive than passive systems, and they’re generally more efficient.  But passive systems can be more reliable and longer lasting. There are two basic [...]

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  • Energy-Saving Products

    Energy-Saving Products

    The following energy-saving products are inexpensive, widely available and relatively easy to install.  A homeowner that’s reasonably proficient in doing light repair work around the house could probably do several of these energy upgrades in one weekend.  All of these upgrades should quickly pay for themselves.    Compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFL’s) Use a fraction of the energy used [...]

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