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Conserving Energy One Home at a Time

Had a great discussion about conserving energy at home with the Victoria Computer Club. Great group, and lots of good questions and discussion. Here are my slides from my presentation: Conserving Energy One Home at a Time from Rich McCue

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Solar Cellphone Challenge

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I’ve set a new year challenge for myself to see if I can run my phone on solar power alone this spring and summer. Unfortunately this is the worst time of year to start a challenge like this in the

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Conserving Energy One Cubicle At A Time…

What are the top 4 Things you can do to save electricity in your office? Turn your computer off at night if you aren’t already. Even better, change the power settings on your computer so it goes to sleep after

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The Greening of Law School IT

What follows are my notes from my Presentation at the 2010 CALI conference at Rutgers Law School at Camden.  If you’d like to see a video of the presentation you can find it here. Today we are going to learn

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A great article on how to slow down spen

A great article on how to slow down spending habits. One idea I’ve already implemented: a 30 day wait list for toys. http://bit.ly/cbs2df

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Solar Hot Water at Our House!

I’m very excited that we’re getting Solar Hot Water installed at the house tomorrow. $3375 in Federal and Provincial grants defiantly helps! http://bit.ly/claYyR Island Energy is doing the install of an Enerworks system.  Photos and more information to follow!

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Saving Money and the Environment in Your Home

What is probably the quickest and least expensive way to reduce your home heating (or cooling) bill, and reduce your home’s carbon foot print? If you have a home older than 10 years old, the plugging common air leaks with

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