How Green are You?

October 20th, 2010

How green are you willing to be?

The Caroma Profile Smart toilet offers a high-efficiency dual flush and an integrated sink on top of the tank for enhanced water savings. After flushing, fresh cold water is directed through the faucet for hand ashing and drains into the tank to be used for the next flush….thought we’d seen it all….

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Disaster Preparedness Tips from Scott McCurdy #19

October 12th, 2010

Drinking Water: 1 Gallon Per Person Per Day – Minimum

In Florida especially, 1 gallon of water may not be enough. With increased heat and humidity, people need a minimum of 2 gallons per day. You should plan for one week, meaning 14 gallons per week per person. Stock up…water is something you can always use!!

Threat of Hurricane Season Isn’t Over Yet

October 6th, 2010

August and September are the most active months for hurricanes in the Atlantic basin, but it’s too early for coastal residents of the United States to assume that the danger has passed. This might be especially true this year since the season is expected to remain active for a longer period of time than normal.

(Image courtesy of NOAA)

From the start of October through the end of November, the official end of hurricane season, three named storms (tropical storms and hurricanes) typically occur, roughly one-quarter of a typical season.

The most likely locations for storm development in October are the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and western Atlantic. During the heart of the season, many storms form in the central or eastern Atlantic. Formation close to land increases the likelihood of the storms making landfall, and the most common track is for storms to form in the Caribbean and head northward toward Florida and along the East Coast.

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