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Samsung Electronics Named 2012 Energy Star Partner of the Year

Samsung Electronics has been named 2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in the Product Manufacturing Category by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). By offering 960 ENERGY STAR-qualified models across multiple product categories, including more televisions than all other consumer electronics brands, Samsung was selected out of the 20,000 participating ENERGY STAR organizations for its outstanding contributions…

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Abt’s Energy Solutions Center Tour

For anyone who has ever heard of Abt, or has even stepped into our store in Glenview, IL, it’s hard not to notice our dedication to helping the environment.  Abt hosted an energy solutions tour sponsored by Com Ed recently that informed customers of energy saving tips and were asked to fill out surveys explaining their daily energy uses.  A visitor to…

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Reminder – Tomorrow’s the IL Cash For Appliances Day (Part III)

Don’t forget that tomorrow at 7am, our doors open for the last leg of Illinois’ Cash for Appliances stimulus initiative.  Illinois residents will receive an additional 15% off select Energy Star qualified appliances, up to $250.  Orders will be processed beginning at 8am until the funds run out. See you bright and early tomorrow morning! –Jennifer A.…

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IL Appliance Rebate Part Two – September 24

Are you ready for Round 2?  Here at Abt, we definitely are!  For one day only (Friday, September 24th), you can be one of thousands of IL residents to use part of the remaining $3 million in stimulus funds.  Illinois residents can receive 15% instantly (up to $250 per category) on Energy-Star qualified appliances.  Just like the Cash for Appliances…

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Refrigerator Buying Tips

Hello!  It’s Tim again and I’m back with more green tips for you! Today, with the current heat level around here, I thought I’d talk about refrigerators.  After your HVAC system, your fridge uses the most energy of any appliance in your home. When buying a new or replacement fridge, keep these things in mind: Buy an energy star…

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Earth Day Guest Blog From Tim S.

What type of Earth Day celebration would it be without discussing water??? It covers most of our planet, humans are made mostly of water, no living thing can survive without it, and most people spend more on it (per gallon) than on gas. Did you know bottled water costs anywhere from $7-$18 per gallon? Here are some tips…

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