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Spring Brings Money, Volunteers for Iowa Flood Recovery

Article: Spring Brings Money, Volunteers for Iowa Flood Recovery

DES MOINES, Iowa, February 20, 2009 (ENS) – Iowa Governor Chet Culver and Congressman Bruce Braley today announced that more than $5.1 million in federal and state funds has been identified and is in the final approval stage for two conservation related flood recovery projects in Iowa. These funds are part of the effort to…

INSIGHTS: This 'Windows Program' Will Cut Home Energy Use

Article: INSIGHTS: This 'Windows Program' Will Cut Home Energy Use

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, August 6, 2008 (ENS) – The past week has ushered in the summer’s most sultry weather to date, but in our household, we like basic fresh air, unconditioned. So we use windows and fans when necessary. In 2007, our heat pump ran a total of 10 days the entire summer. Our total…