10 Facts You May Not Know About Leap Day

10 Facts You May Not Know About Leap Day

When the year has 366 days, businesses and organizations have one more day to squeeze into their utility budgets. That’s an extra day of electricity, heating or cooling energy, and trash to be hauled away. You will pay more to hourly employees in a Leap Year, but...
17 Eco-friendly Holiday Gift Ideas

17 Eco-friendly Holiday Gift Ideas

  It’s that time of year again when we round up our savviest Cost Control Associates holiday elves and send them looking for gifts. All the gifts on their list are energy-efficient or kind to the earth. Here’s what they found. (Prices are approximate.) Turn Down...
Time to Turn the Clocks Back

Time to Turn the Clocks Back

  Ready for a Cat Nap? Turn your clocks back one hour when you go to bed this Saturday night and catch an extra hour’s sleep. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 4th, but most people won’t feel any benefit from that extra hour. The...

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