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ECO GREEN BATHROOM

Bidets were designed to help people freshen up without taking a shower or a bath. They were most likely invented in the early 1700’s, before a fully plumbed bathroom became common. Ladies loved the convenience of being able to rinse off after a visit to the chamber pot. Although the bidet is most commonly used to wash the genital region, some people also use this handy gadget to wash their feet.
Today, the bidet has evolved quite a bit. You can find a bidet attachment for your toilet that eliminates the need for a separate fixture in crowded bathrooms. Japan went a step further and actually made a toilet, bidet and dryer combination that eliminated the need for toilet paper. This toilet is very popular in many homes worldwide. In fact, actor Will Smith has proudly announced more than once that he has tossed out his toilet paper in favor of this Japanese innovation.
People who are trying to go green point out that using a bidet saves thousands of trees and millions of gallons of water a year. Even though the bidet uses water to rinse you off, it is much less water than the number of gallons needed to create toilet paper. In addition, eco-friendly bidets help you avoid the harsh chemicals that are needed to make toilet paper so white.
American Standard Bidet
The American Standard bidet comes in several styles and many colors. You can find wall mounting or floor mounting models made from vitreous china, which is quite durable. There are space saving rounded models and roomy rectangular models. If you want a really sleek and flashy bidet, you can shop for quite a few different fixture upgrades, such as a chrome and brass one piece faucet.
We use 36.5 billions rolls of toilet paper in the U.S. each year, this represents at least 15 million trees pulped. This also involves 473,587,500,000 gallons of water to produce the paper and 253,000 tons of chlorine for bleaching purposes. The manufacturing process requires about 17.3 terawatts of electricity annually. Also, there is the energy and materials involved in packaging and transporting the toilet paper to households across the country.
Toilet paper also constitutes a significant load on the city sewer systems, and water treatment plants. It is also often responsible for clogged pipes. In septic systems, the elimination of toilet paper would mean the septic tank would need to be emptied much less often.
Basically, the huge industry of producing toilet paper could be eliminated through the use of bidets(at least most of it). Instead of using toilet paper, a bidet sprayer cleans your posterior using a jet of water. You can use toilet paper to dry off with, which would be a fraction of your normal use, or you can use a towel which actually works even better.
Most of us can’t imagine living without toilet paper. The average American uses over 100 single rolls—about 21,000 sheets—each year.
Finally, do the math. How much would you save each week and then month if you stopped buying toilet paper completely? And this saving will just keep going on and on.“Bidet Toilet And Hand Bidet Sprayers”

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Save Money With The Power-Save 1200

“This is Hal Waeglarz calling from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. We had a Power-Save 1200 installed in our home about a month ago and I’m just calling to thank you folks enormously because our kilowatt usage, according to this bill, is down almost 900 kilowatt hours already. Our total usage is 2135 kilowatt hours, last month it was 2949, and it has not been any warmer here.
I also stress tested this thing (the Power-Save 1200) against what we did a year ago and it’s down substantially from about 150 kilowatt hours per day and now we’re down to 76-77 per day. I mean, this thing has performed well beyond what I had anticipated. I just wanted to thank you guys very much.” – Hal Waeglarz Lancaster, Pennsylvania

THIS JUST IN – ROBERT WILLIAMS SAVES 25% ON ELECTRIC!

“I thought I would let you know that since installing the Power-Save 1200 my electric bill has dropped over 25% in the last 3 months. I am so pleased that I have been telling everyone about it. And even started selling it on my web site. Thank you, for that opportunity.” – Robert Williams, Red Oak, TX

WARM WEATHER MEANS HIGHER ELECTRIC BILLS!
The warm weather comes at a price – literally. Air conditioners, pool pumps, spas, hot tubs and hard working refrigerators and appliances are just some of the devices contributing to your skyrocketing electric bills. Not to mention that the local utilities in many communities across the country have increased rates dramatically.
Why not install the Power-Save 1200 and start saving up to 25% on your electric bills today?

ELECTRIC POWER CONSERVER- POWER SAVE-1200

Energy Saving Products, Energy Saving Appliances

New Energy Saving Appliances Can Make Real Money For You.
The Old Saying goes “a dollar saved is a dollar earned”.

Check out these great new energy saving money ideas for your home or business.

Machines from the USA. Fully guaranteed when run on alternative energy power.
These Staber Washing Machines are the most efficient washers available based on energy, water and detergent usage claims the US distributor “Big Frog Mountain”. It operates similar to a front load washer except you maintain top loading convenience. Used in commercial environments such as Nursing Homes, Restaurants, Salons, Fire Stations and Dry Cleaners. Staber Washers can save the average family of three doing eight loads per week over $300 each year in water, energy and detergent costs ( which is around $0.70 less expensive per load than a traditional top load agitator washer).

The savings come from being a robust commercial design for longer life. The machines use less water, meaning less water heating costs. Tubs are shaped to create a passive pumping action to clean clothes more effectively and a high spin speed drying action dries your clothes using less electricity. http://www.staber.com/

No Fuel Needed with the Energy Saving Products, Energy Saving Appliances. A FREE Energy Outdoor Appliance
(From Sun Oven International)

Slow cooking cycle produces the best tasting meals and you reduce your carbon footprint as a FREE bonus.

The Sun Oven bakes, boils or steams in the natural way. Anything that is cooked in a
Conventional Gas or Electric Oven can be cooked in a Sun Oven. Solar Oven cooking traps and retains all the natural flavors of food plus all those wonderful juices which get baked out using convention dry heat style ovens. The slow, even rise in temperature in a Sun Oven gives the complex carbohydrates time to break down into simple sugars allowing those incredible subtle natural flavors to emerge!! Sun baked foods stay moist. The natural internal juices do not bake out resulting in a superior moist taste with much less shrinkage. The Global Sun Oven is so versatile, so brilliantly designed and so easy to use.

Solar Hybrid Ovens Use Up To 75% Less Electricity. An Energy Miser that operates on FREE solar electricity or normal power after dark.

The low amperage infrared heaters make the Hybrid Solar Cooking Oven as safe and reliable to use as your own household Electric Oven. Hybrid energy efficient Infrared Heaters use 75% less electricity than your own electric Oven! This amazing outdoor appliance can be plugged into any standard electrical outlet to let you continue cooking on cloudy days or in the evening, 365 days a year and uses only 200 watts on low and 400 watts set on high when plugged in. Distributed by the Sun BD Corporation. Sun Oven

Do You Want a Refrigerator or Freezer that runs for FREE.

Sun Frost Refrigerators have the answer. – Available in 12V or 24V DC. Perfect for your Boat, home and runs off any Solar Powered System. Along with energy efficiency, the Sun Frost offers other advantages not found in the conventional Refrigerators including food-saving high humidity storage, quiet operation and an easy to clean interior. With it’s clean uninterrupted lines and choice of more than 100 colors and numerous natural wood finishes, the custom built Sun Frost Refrigerator adds elegance to every kitchen. For the past 19 years, the Sun Frost Refrigerators/Freezers have been used in over 50 countries and have an excellent track record. Sun Frost units are ruggedly constructed and will provide many years of reliable operation even in the harshest environments. http://www.sunfrost.com

II – Power Saving Products

New Energy Saving, Brighter, Whiter Flood Light. (From Lifetronics)
A New Special Lens Reduces Yellow Light that lasts twice as long as standard Halogen Lamps. X-tra Life Halogen Lamp

Lower wattage Extra-Life lamps replace higher wattage Incandescent Lamps yielding energy savings that benefit you and our Planet. Standard Halogen Lamps last up to only 2,500 hours whereas Xtra-Life Halogen Lamps last twice as long (5,000 hours) giving significant savings on lamp and labor costs. It maintains a consistent light level throughout life and experience only minimal decreases in brightness.“green energy lights”

Solar Powered Attic Fans – Free Heat Removal From Your Loft Saves you Big Bucks on Air Conditioning.

A Solar Powered Attic Fan is an environmentally friendly way to cool and protect your attic and roof. The Solar Powered Attic Fan will save you up to 30% on your cooling costs. During the hot Summer months, the temperature in your Attic can exceed 160 degrees. Small passive Roof vents are often woefully inadequate at dissipating this heat. The attic acts like a giant radiator passing excess heat back into your living spaces, driving temperatures and cooling costs through the roof. In cold climates the heat trapped in your attic in the Winter months can even melt the snow that accumulates on your roof. As the water trickles down, it can re-freeze at the cooler eaves leading to destructive and costly ice-damming. Any good Attic Fan installation will improve your comfort level and should pay for itself within 3 years. “Solar Powered Attic Fans “

III – Water Saving Products

April Shower Heads –
Save water, Save energy and Develop a Richer soap and Shampoo Lather for Softer Hair and Reduced Dry Skin.

April Shower Filters use energy Saver Heads utilizing KDFTM Technology as the filtration media. KDFTM is a compound of granulated copper and zinc that removes chlorine, iron oxides, hydrogen sulfide and traces of heavy metals. It is a bacteriostatic media that inhibits the growth of e-coli, mould and other bacteria. In the presence of hot water, KDFTM literally becomes catalyzed to perform more efficiently therefore it is the most efficient state-of-the-art technology for shower and bath filtration.“April Shower Heads “

Do You Have Long Waits For Hot Water?
Combining an Instant Hot Water System with your normal system could be the answer.

Get Instant Hot Water and Save Water, Save Energy, Save Money.

An Instant Hot Water System (a high performance pump, integrated Controller and Electronic Zone Valve) requires no special plumbing.

It is designed for use with any hot water heating system to provide energy savings and water savings. It is easy to install in new or existing homes or businesses.

Enjoy savings of energy and water plus extend the life of water heaters. A local Instant Hot Water System gives you an excellent return on your investment.

Since eight out of ten homes have long waits for hot water at one or more fixtures, it is easy to see the added convenience and cost savings of local temperature controlled instant hot water delivery system to your hot taps & fixtures. http://www.hvacquick.com/
http://www.hvacquick.com/catalog_files/Metlund_DMAND_Catalog.pdf
Some Other Energy Saving Products “Solar Powered Products”

10 STRATEGIES FOR FINANCIAL INCREASE

The world is in a recession. According to reports, the economic situation will not improve for a while to come. The media continues to give us the dreadful news. However, in spite of the current state of the affairs, it is still possible to weather this storm with your finances intact. As a trailblazer, it is obvious that you are an over-comer with strong beliefs, faith in a higher power, and a significant amount of determination. These very traits have contributed to your success thus far and will take you even farther, as long as you remain focused. Apply those characteristics to your finances and reinvent your financial life today. This is a great time to give your finances a thorough review and implement the following strategies to make sure that you are well positioned to receive your financial increase, in spite of the current economy. Free E Book financialincrease.pdf

Today’s Eco-tip is about tank type hot water heater insulation.

Most tank type water heaters are quite inefficient and will cost you hundreds of dollars per year in standby heat losses. To stop this, you can also insulate your water heater storage tank.

You know how to find out if your water heater is loosing heat? Just touching your tank, and if it feels warm then its loosing heat and needs additional insulation.

Insulating blankets can be purchase from most hardware stores, which have an insulating value of about R-8. This will reduce your heat loss by about 25% which will save you about 4% in water heating cost.

*Electric Water Heaters:
These blankets are very easy to install and most people can do it themselves. You simply wrap it around your electric water tank, being very careful to leave the access panels uncovered. Also be sure to keep the temperature set below 130°F (preferably 120°-110°) to keep the electrical wires from overheating.

*Gas Water Heaters:
If you have a gas water heater this insulation is a bit more difficult. I recommend that you have a qualified plumbing and heating contractor install this insulation. This insures you in case of a fire. If you insist on doing it yourself please follow the directions here:
http://www.eere.energy.gov/consumer/your_home/water_heating/index.cfm/mytopic=13100

*You should also consider putting a piece of rigid insulation under the water heater tank for an additional 4%-9% of water heating energy savings, as this will help eliminate heat loss through the floor. Thermwell SP57-11C Water Heater Blanket Fits Up to 60 gallon Tank

Powering Your Home with Solar Energy

It has been estimated that within 20 years there will be a 50% higher demand for
more energy. One great solution is to use a form of energy that is not only
unlimited in its potential, but it is also free, renewable, and clean.
That energy is solar power and has more people taking a second look.
This free ebook describes what solar power is and what methods can be used to
save money on the power bills at home.
Feel free to give out this guide to friends and colleagues and spread it around to
as many people as you want. All I ask is that you leave everything in tact as it
is. Free solar E Book.pdf

62 Ways to Save Money at the Gas Pump

With the rising cost of gas prices…and no end in sight…everyone wants to
save as much money at the gas pump as they possibly can. You may not be
able to control the price of gas but you can change certain habits and follow
some basic guidelines to help you save as much money as possible.
Rising gas and oil prices each year mean that the average driver, who
travels approximately 15,000 miles each year in a car that gets about 20 miles
to the gallon, will pay more at the end of the year for his gas costs.
Every time that the price of gas goes up at the fuel pump by 10 cents
the cost of the average drivers gas consumption will rise by about $75 over a
year.
This e-book will give you some tips, guidelines, and basic advice for
helping you keep reduce the amount of money that you spend each week filling
up your vehicle.
This e-book will also provide you with basic gasoline and vehicle
information as well as provide you with numerous tips and suggestions for
saving money at the gas pumps as well driving more efficiently. free-e book gas save.pdf