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Electric Vehicles: Green or Not?

A recent study published by the University of Minnesota caused a stir among electric vehicle (EV) supporters. It wasn’t so much the study that created the controversy but the new...

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Retrofit Uses Cutting Edge Energy Efficiencies

McDonalds, Red Robin and Wendy’s require millions of hamburger buns each month to satisfy their customers. And for years Mile Hi Bakery in Denver, Colorado has been answering thi...

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Four Trends in HVAC Efficiency That Can Save Your Business Money

There are many energy-saving innovations that can help you cut the operating costs of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment that your business uses. If y...

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Winter Energy-savings Tips from the Cast of Frozen

Is the epic Winter of 2013 with record low temps and the 2013 release of Frozen (Disney’s epic, animated best-selling movie of all time) just coincidence? I think not. But the bigger question is…will an Ice Princess visit us this winter? We’ll just h...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY

Wind with Benefits

Xcel Energy has always been proud to be known as the national leader in wind energy, and now we have even more wind energy news to boast about.  RES Americas Inc. is building a new 166-megawatt wind farm named “Pleasant Valley” near Austin, Minnesota...

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SAFETY

‘Tis the season to be festive and safe

Now is the time to find that box of holiday lights and decorations you packed away last year. Once you’ve done that, keep in mind these safety tips as you make your home one of the most festive on the block: Remember to look up and all around for ele...

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FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Four Trends in HVAC Efficiency That Can Save Your Business Money

There are many energy-saving innovations that can help you cut the operating costs of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment that your business uses. If you are looking for ways to reduce your energy use, these four growing te...

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