Growing grains feeds the nation, but farmers have to keep a careful eye on energy use. Although we have had an abundance of water this summer, most years, irrigation plays a major role in growing crops. Delivering water to crops […]
Savings Tip: Don’t forget to use the exhaust fans in your bathroom and kitchen while you’re showering/cooking. They remove the warm air, sparing your air conditioner and wallet. For 101 more ways to save energy and money, click here.
Power of Giving Contest Rules 1. Eligibility: For this contest, South Carolina non-profit organizations that are incorporated in Darlington, Dillon, Chesterfield, Florence, Lee and Marion counties are eligible to participate by submitting the required information set forth in the application […]
As temperatures climb, resist the urge to turn your HVAC thermostat setting lower. Set your thermostat at 78 degrees, or even higher, when the outside temperatures soar. MYTH: Turning the thermostat way down cools the house faster. FACT: […]
Only six days into the Hurricane season and we had our first named storm, Andrea. As storms go, she wasn’t bad. Not much wind, but a lot of rain. Tropical storms and cyclones are not like tornados, they do give […]
We’ve all heard this joke: How many people does it take to change a lightbulb? While the comedic value of the answer sometimes leaves a bit to be desired, the underlying principle—simple changes can needlessly get complicated—stays the same. […]