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The History of the Light Bulb

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More than 150 years ago, inventors began working on a bright idea that would have a dramatic impact on how we use energy in our homes and offices. This invention changed the [...]

Enlightened Journeys

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I’ve been especially enchanted with several house photos in my collection, and I finally realized what they have in common: All of the homes use natural light to make [...]

The New Chic: Decorating From the Dump

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I knew we were on our way to a Depression Era decorating mentality and now we have arrived. Thank goodness we have artists living at the poverty level to show us the way. As [...]

The greenest remodel in America?

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If you can’t sell your parent’s former home, why not turn it into a showcase for green remodeling? That’s exactly what Jay DeChesere and his wife did with a [...]

A light bulb that lasts 17 years

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A soon-to-be-released light bulb developed by General Electric uses cutting-edge technology to last — get this — 17 years!  Let’s put it into [...]

New: A non-toxic primer from Kilz

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 Q: What’s even better than blocking stains with KILZ primer-sealer? A: Doing so without poisoning yourself. I’ve been a fan of KILZ stain-blocking primer for [...]

Remodeling with allergies in mind

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 Photo: Remodeled house in Southern California. For allergy sufferers, hardwood floor are the way to go. From the Indianapolis Star: Question: How can I make sure the [...]
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