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Tagged With: Randolph Electric Membership Corporation

Bringing it together to manage our electricity

Last week, a Smart Meter from Randolph Electrical Membership Cooperative was installed at our home. This was the final piece for managing our electricity, and now we can start monitoring and reducing our electrical energy cost in real time.  Consumers are purchasing energy saving appliances, CFL light bulbs, or adding more insulation to their attics. … Continue reading »

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Staying with the tank

About seven years ago, Lisa and I remodeled the kitchen at our home on Parkview Drive.  The one big thing that I got to add to the project was a Bosch Aquastar natural gas tankless hot water heater.  Too bad it was hidden behind the refrigerator.  I’ll never forget the plumber who did the installation.  He had … Continue reading »

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Why Care?

When I started making biodiesel about nine years ago people would ask me why?  At the time, I could buy diesel fuel at the pump for about $1, and it was going to cost me about $1 to make the biodiesel. Then I had to factor in my time, and the almost $3k in equipment … Continue reading »

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Switching to LED lighting

As Lisa and I started to acclimate ourselves to our new house, we quickly noted in the kitchen the heat coming off the ceiling from the 150 watt incandescent floodlights.  We later determined that was the light bulb of choice used throughout the house. To be exact, we found 15 of the 150-watt floodlights just … Continue reading »

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