Monthly Archives: November 2010

Daylight savings – Dusk to Dawn Outdoor Lanterns

Every year, Daylight Savings reverts back to Standard Time at 2:00 AM local time on the first Sunday of November.  This year, we “Fall back” our clocks on Sunday, November 7, 2010. Now that our days are getting a little darker and shorter, it’s important to consider nighttime safety and outdoor lanterns that will brighten up your walkway from dusk to dawn.  Here at Friedman’s Home Improvement, we offer an assortment of outdoor lanterns to fit your needs. Try out our solar-powered lanterns along your sidewalks and pathways.  Installation is easy and powering the lanterns is free…even on cloudy days. If you’d like something that responds …

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Energy Star Rated Lighting Fixtures

ENERGY STAR® is the trusted, government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices. The label was established for 2 purposes: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants caused by the inefficient use of energy. Make it easy for consumers to identify and purchase energy-efficient products that offer savings on energy bills without sacrificing performance, features, and comfort. ENERGY STAR® labels are found on many appliances, including lighting fixtures–all easily found at Friedman’s Home Improvement.  You can replace your home’s five most frequently used light fixtures and bulbs with the ENERGY STAR® labeled models and save up to $70 …

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