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By Bill W.

Alcoholics nameless used to be based in 1935 by way of invoice Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith, who constructed the organization's 12-step software. In 1939, they released this quantity, which units forth the cornerstone ideas of restoration and relates tales of these who've conquer alcoholism. A lifeline to hundreds of thousands around the world, it's the most generally used source for convalescing alcoholics.

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This type of information is important because you can find ways to save money by simply changing a habit or two. For instance, if you’re on a TOU (time of use) rate structure, you can take showers in the morning or evening instead of the afternoon, when rates are at their peak. Utilities charge you in a wide range of ways, particularly for electric service. You should study your utility bills and determine which structures you’re operating under. The answer makes a big difference in terms of how you can best invest your money and time to make your home more efficient.

When this is the case, regardless of where in the world it may be, there is little incentive to conserve or practice efficiency. What’s more interesting is to compare American consumption with that of Western Europe. It would be very difficult to argue, as one can do when comparing the United States to China, that the large difference reflects quality of lifestyle. Western Europeans, in many ways, enjoy better lifestyles than Americans. So why is their per capita consumption so low? Because they’ve been inculcated by high energy prices for so long that energy conservation and efficiency are ingrained into the very fabric of their societies.

If everybody were willing to pitch in not only by being more energy-efficient, but also by investing a few hundred dollars for improvements, energy consumption could be reduced by up to 30 percent. This would drop the cost of energy because demand would decrease, and the net effect would be more like a 40 percent reduction in cost for all of us. Chapter 2 Energy Sources and Sinks In This Chapter ᮣ Understanding where energy comes from ᮣ Looking into where energy goes in a typical household ᮣ Sustaining the environment through wise choices R ichard Feynman, one of the most famous physics lecturers of all time, began his courses on energy by stating that nobody really understands what energy is.

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