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This Holiday Could Save You Money!

Don’t you hate it when something goes on sale right AFTER you buy it? Be sure you wait until October 2-4th to buy any of this stuff if you’re in or near Georgia.… Read more

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Summer Rates: Why One Third of Your Power Bill Costs Twice as Much

RTAblog_2015_0806_ElectricityMeterYour air conditioner may not be the only reason your power bills are higher in the summer. Does your power company have seasonal rates for electricity?… Read more

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Counterpoint: Home Energy Efficiency is Making a Difference

RTAblog_2015_0226_plugsIn a recent MNN post, Lloyd Alter contends “having more stuff is eating up all the gains from being more efficient”. Is that true?… Read more

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The Opportunity of Earth Day

The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970. With the spirit of Earth Day in mind, we offer the following suggestion to help us think globally while acting act locally…… Read more

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