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Why we bought an Amana Refrigerator – and how we feel about it now.

Since we bought our house, we have had to make several major appliance purchases. We have to admit, it feels rather grown up – we have always rented places already furnished with these appliances. Below details our decision-making process for buying a new refrigerator, and a review “three months after” of our purchase. When thinking […]

Watch and Save with the PowerCost Monitor

Today I found something I have been searching for for months: a tool to help monitor minute-to-minute energy use, from inside the house. Yes! The tool is known as the PowerCost Monitor and can be found here and here. Apparently easy to install, a detection unit goes on your utility meter which transmits a wireless signal to the […]