TITLE

Beyond Lightbulbs

AUTHOR(S)
Jarvis, Brooke; Pibel, Doug
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
YES! Magazine;Spring2008, Issue 45, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the efforts made by typical American family to become a carbon free household in the U.S. Some of the ways of becoming carbon free in 10 years include washing clothes in cold water and air drying them in summer, replacing incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescents (CFLs), turning off the computer when not in use, sealing and insulating heat ducts, patching the large air leaks, commuting by buses to work all the time, working on consolidating trips outside work, upgrading the car to electricity and insulating hot water heater and pipes. Discussed are other techniques of lowering carbon emission of household in the country. INSETS: Count Your Carbon;The Rest of the Story.
ACCESSION #
31237966

 

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