gary@garynsmith.net
Mississippi
601-691-1496

Real Estate Reality

MS Moving Toward Energy Efficiency Policy

Efforts underway in Mississippi to establish statewide energy efficiency standards and programs reflects a growing trend among officials in Southeastern states who are recognizing the value of conserving energy use as a means of achieving economic growth and a clean energy future.

The Mississippi Public Service Commission is engaged in a formal process that is expected by the end of

Buying and Storing Firewood

Fall Home Maintenance [podcast]http://c0263062.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/content/files/Fall%20Home%20Maintenance_2b2e3040061c441d9a77a8fd59c44a6a.mp3[/podcast] Whether you burn fires as a supplemental heat source for your home or strictly for ambiance and pleasure, it’s important to know how to properly buy and store firewood. For homeowners looking to fuel a traditional masonry fireplace,

OCT. 2 ‘DOWN ON THE FARM’ SOLAR TOUR PROVIDES COST-CUTTING IDEAS FOR ENERGY-HUNGRY CHICKEN HOUSES, ELECTRIC VEHICLES (EVs) AND HOMES

(Carthage, MS – September 24, 2010)– Mississippi is helping build momentum to make the 2010 American Solar Energy Society (ASES) National Solar Tour the most successful grassroots solar event in history. The more than 650 tours featured in this year’s tour is nearly triple the number of tours featured in 2009, and more communities continue to join the movement each week.

Public Underestimates Savings of Energy Efficiency: Scientific American Podcast (Listen Here)

Most of us know we should rein in our energy use. But to be successful, it’d help if we knew the best way to do it. So scientists asked more than 500 people, “What’s the most effective thing you can do to conserve energy?” The results were illuminating.