March 2012: Residential


“If you’re not in the room, why are the lights on?” my mom used...

“When one door closes, another opens,” Alexander Graham Bell said. Sometimes, however, we...

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| March 2012
The security industry has penetrated 20 percent of residences and has remained constant at that level for years, according to Mark Ingram, president, Visonic Inc., Bloomfield,

| March 2012
According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the average energy use per home per year costs $2,000. With 110 million homes in the country, that’s a large sum of money.

| March 2012
As a result of growing demand for alternative energy in Illinois and Missouri, Pyramid Electrical Contractors Inc. in Fairview Heights, Ill., and St.

| March 2012
With recent news of additional radioactive leaks from the Fukushima nuclear power plants, the radioactive effect on the ocean remains unclear. But a new study by U.S.