Glen Burnie homeowner helps shine a light on solar power
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#1 Oct 7, 2013
""You can't just throw panels on an old, leaky house. We also replaced appliances and light bulbs, and added 11/2 half inches of Styrofoam insulation," he said."
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Even IF he had stopped with the insulation and appliance upgrades, his electric usage would have gone down substantially. When homeowners do these sorts of things, then the utility will find themselves selling less electricity. Then the business as usual fix is to raise rates. He made the effort to take that extra step and got himself off of the KWh merry-go-round. See how you can also do this: www.dsireusa.org click on your State of the Union to see what programs are available for you.
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