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Energy Efficiency Prescriptive Rebate Processing

Who doesn’t want to get a rebate for purchasing energy efficient equipment?  We all do, and utility company rebates are set up to encourage the purchase of more efficient equipment instead of a baseline or a code based piece of equipment.

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How to Keep Cool With Your Air Conditioner

Monsoon season right now here in Central Iowa. However we all know what’s coming soon – hot, dry, windy weather.

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Sales Tax Exemptions for Commercial Businesses

Business owners, did you know a portion of your electric or natural gas utility bills may be exempt from State of Iowa sales taxes?

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Why is Buying a Light Bulb so Difficult?

For many of us buying the right lighting product for the application can be a daunting task. With the phase-out of the old-style incandescent lamps, compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) and even newer light emitting diode (LED) lamps are taking their place.

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How Green Are You?

Many of us take the opportunity to “Go Green” on St. Patrick’s Day. We will attend parties and parades, dress up in green costumes, partake in a corned beef and cabbage meal, or maybe even drink a few green beers.

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