California has always been a leader in ideas to help our environment, from cleaning up the pollution in our air with cleaner fuel to providing water hydration stations at our airports to refill our reusable water bottles.
With the hot weather here in the past few weeks it is sad to hear an electric or gas clothes dryer spinning away when Mother nature and a retractable clothes line provides free solar drying power as well as a bleaching and whitening agent! Whole house fans (almost free with a PG&E rebate) are an affordable answer to air conditioning. Although a whole house fan would not do well in the Central Valley here in Pleasanton our nights cool down enough to quickly cool down a two story house within 15 to 20 minutes.
Lets see some articles in the Weekly with other suggestions to save energy from thrifty readers!