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Becoming More Like Iron Man By Using Energy Efficient Lighting

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Tony Stark of the avengers has some pretty sweet gadgets, right? But how much energy do you suppose it takes to supply enough power to his tower? Probably enough to light the entire city. So how does he do it? How does Jarvis stay charged without dimming all the lights in a 5-block radius? How does that giant “STARK” stay lit? The answer is simple: energy saving lighting.  Tony carefully consumes electricity by using CFL and LED lighting.…

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What You Should Know When Choosing To Demolish Or Deconstruct That Old House

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In many cases, old houses can benefit from a good remodel. However, when the internal structure of the house is compromised, it is often better to just tear it down and build a new one or sell the land alone. When it comes to tearing down a house, there are two ways: deconstruction and demolishing. If you’re ready to tear down that old house, learn the difference between these two options to help you determine which the best choice is.…

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How Can Advances In Technology Help The Home Purchase, Sale, And Inspection Process?

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If you’re looking to purchase your first home – or are simply trading one home for another – you may feel overwhelmed by the thought of taking weeks or months to peruse listings, visit open houses, and secure financing for your next home. Even after you’ve found the right home, you’ll still have to undergo inspections and appraisals to ensure your financing will remain solid. However, recent advances in technology have made the home selection process substantially easier, even for those with on-the-go lifestyles.…

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