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Six Songs to Sing in the Shower

What makes singing in the shower so irresistible? Probably the fact no one else is listening—hopefully. You may be surprised to learn that singing has health benefits for your bo...

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Lights and Food Set the Mood

Another Valentine’s Day is in the history books, but that doesn’t mean you have to abandon the thought of romance. In fact, there are easy, low-cost ways to show your sweetie (or...

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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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ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Lights and Food Set the Mood

Another Valentine’s Day is in the history books, but that doesn’t mean you have to abandon the thought of romance. In fact, there are easy, low-cost ways to show your sweetie (or sweeties, if you have kids) that you care—and save energy, while you’re...

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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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