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Popa Heating & Cooling remains committed to serving loyal customers

Popa Heating & Cooling remains committed to serving loyal customers

Located in Northwest Indiana’s very own ‘downtown Mayberry’, Popa Heating & Cooling in Highland attracts its share of passersby. Some stop in for a cup of coffee. Others enjoy some casual conversation. And no matter how long they stay, most can’t get over how nicely decorated the front o…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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House pulls the plug on state's energy efficiency program

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House voted 69-26 Wednesday to terminate Energizing Indiana, the statewide energy savings program that conducts home energy audits, provides new light bulbs and runs other energy efficiency programs.

February 26, 2014 5:30 pm
ArcelorMittal recognized for energy efficiency

ArcelorMittal recognized for energy efficiency

ArcelorMittal is trying to cut its energy use by 10 percent at all its plants, including in Northwest Indiana.

December 17, 2013 6:00 am
Be Prepared: Keep winter at bay by properly winterizing now

Be Prepared: Keep winter at bay by properly winterizing now

Properly winterizing your home and yard now can help avoid problems when temperatures drop. Mice nesting under air conditioner covers, higher energy bills and frozen water pipes are just some of the issues that can creep up this winter. Avoid these problems and more in the new year with advi…

October 31, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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School district considering PHS lighting project

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board will consider a $1 million lighting project for both the east and west buildings of Portage High School.

November 19, 2011 11:00 pm
How to lower your lighting costs

How to lower your lighting costs

Looking for ways to lower your utility bills? Lowering the amount of energy you use to light your home is one place to start. About 20 percent of your monthly energy usage goes toward illuminating your home, and slashing that bill takes a little more effort than simply turning off the lights…

October 13, 2011 12:00 am

Portage Township Schools changes gears in energy efficiency effort

PORTAGE | The Portage Township Schools is shifting gears in its efforts to increase energy efficiency.

April 17, 2011 6:00 pm

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Home energy savings calculators

Several energy savings calculators exist online to help consumers estimate the amount of energy and money they can save through energy-efficient improvements to their homes.

February 19, 2011 12:00 am
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