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08/01/2013
Question: How can I save money on my lighting bill? Answer: Lighting a typical Minnesota home accounts for about 10 percent of the energy needed to power one’s home. One of the best ways to reduce your electricity bill is to replace traditional incandescent light bulbs with ENERGY STAR-labeled...
07/13/2013
Restaurants and others with commercial kitchens use more energy per square foot than any other commercial business or organization. Some of that energy heats water for washing hands and cleaning dishes. Specifically, pre-rinse spray valves clean off food waste before dishes go into a washing...
07/11/2013
Restaurants and others with commercial kitchens use more energy per square foot than any other commercial business. Some of that energy is used to heat water for cleaning dishes and washing hands in busy kitchens. Not a restaurant owner? Be a good patron to your favorite restaurants and let them...
07/10/2013
Restaurants and others with commercial kitchens use more energy per square foot than any other commercial business. Some of that energy is used to heat water for cleaning dishes and washing hands in busy kitchens. Not a restaurant owner? Be a good patron to your favorite restaurants and let them...
07/10/2013
Hopkins was recently recognized as a Minnesota GreenStep City at the League of Minnesota 2013 Annual Conference June 20 in St. Paul. Minnesota GreenStep Cities is a challenge, assistance and recognition program, and as one of 56 participating cities, Hopkins is helping to lead the way in...
07/09/2013
HIBBING — A pilot program to promote energy efficiency projects at commercial locations is still ongoing in Hibbing. The Business Energy Retrofit Program was first piloted in Hibbing last year after the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) received $250,000 from the Iron Range Resources...
07/09/2013
HIBBING — A pilot program to promote energy efficiency projects at commercial locations is still ongoing in Hibbing. The Business Energy Retrofit Program was first piloted in Hibbing last year after the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) received $250,000 from the Iron Range Resources...
07/06/2013
Representatives of the city of New London, Spicer, Kandiyohi County and interested citizens turned out for an informational meeting on Minnesota GreenStep Cities Thursday, June 27 in New London. If the city council decides that New London should become a GreenStep City, its next step is to...
07/03/2013
The city of Lake Elmo has been recognized as a Minnesota GreenStep city for it’s environmental effort to cut energy and other costs. The recent honor is an added bonus to work that’s already been done, according to City Planner Nick Johnson. “I think when we first thought about joining the...
06/28/2013
The city’s environmental efforts earned it a “Step 2” designation under the three-tier program. The city of Oakdale was recognized with an award as a Minnesota GreenStep City at the June 20 League of Minnesota Cities conference. For its efforts in the areas of “energy and resource conservation...

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