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......Interesting article on geothermal heat systems
, which not only cut the utility bill but increase home value:
"Although the notion of tapping the earth's energy has been around forever and the basic technology has existed for decades, the many advantages have only recently begun to win widespread attention. The big reason are concern for the environment and, more to the point, money.......And a growing number of celebrity homeowners who use them — like the country music star Toby Keith, the Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank, the actor Ed Begley Jr. and President Bush — have helped to raise the technology's profile."
So who says President Bush doesn't care about the environment?