Who Needs Air Conditioning Anyway?

Many homes in Mount Rainier were built in the early 1900’s before air conditioning really existed. This month we’ll learn how one resident, Jodi-beth, and her family still lives comfortably without the AC - saving money while also being green. First her family insulated their small attic space, the walls, and the basement and sealed …

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The “Stryofoam” Ban

Just three days before we celebrated America’s independence, PG County initiated our freedom from a lesser know menace: expanded polystyrene (EPS), more well known by a certain brand name, styrofoam. EPS is often used in cups to serve hot beverages, carry out food, or package goods for transport (in peanut form). But it’s not economical …

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