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Social Security Administration

Install ceiling fans to reduce heating and cooling costs.

I think ceiling fans should be installed in government offices to reduce heating and cooling costs. Fans cost next to nothing to run and can reduce energy costs by 20%. Fans do not actually cool the room, but it makes it feel cooler because of the "wind chill affect." In the winter, fans can be used to blow the warmer air at the ceiling back down to make you feel warmer. A fan can be purchased and installed for $100.... more »

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Department of the Interior

Out of the frying pan and into the ice box.

A number of times over this summer, it has been 90 or more degrees outside. The office building I work in would have the air conditioning running such that the interior temperature was enough that I was cold. Rather than cooling buildings to 70 degrees in the summer and heating them to 70 degrees in the winter, air conditioning should be tailored to the current conditions. For example, if outside it is very cold, the... more »

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