Cruise Control: Your Home’s Key to Big Energy Savings


Cruise Control

The cruise control we’re used to seeing in our cars has been around for over 60 years. It’s a handy little feature that’s great for long drives on the freeway. Pick a speed that is ideal for you and your car will maintain that speed. Rain or shine. Up hill or down. There’s even a resume button we can press if we have to disengage the cruise control for some reason.

Cruise control is more than just a luxury. It improves your car’s fuel efficiency and saves you money.

And we all like saving money.

Did you know that furnaces have cruise control too?  Read more

Why Mom Was Right About Going to the Doctor


When I was a little kid my mom would routinely take me to see the doctor for my yearly checkup. No matter what had happened over the past 365 days I knew that I’d have to go in, let some doctor stick his light in my nose and ears and make me say ahhhhh.

As a teenager I began to wonder why I needed to see a doctor when I hadn’t been sick nor sustained any big injuries in the past year. What a waste of money I would think to myself. Hey, at least mom and dad’s insurance was paying for it, right?

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