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Put Solar on All Government Roofs when built or repaired

Roofing Projects for new government buildings and for Repairing existing government buildings is expensive, but it would Save a lot of money over time if we added Solar Panels at the same time as roof work is being contracted. The installation costs would be reduced greatly and the electrical savings would more than make up for the smaller construction cost over time and would lower our dependence on energy. It would... more »

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Hybrid Humvees

My fellow soldiers are I are instructed to leave our Humvees idling when driving them for various reasons - losing radio frequencies, air-conditioning, etc. However, if a stop-start system could be retrofitted to Humvees across the military (excepting those in Iraq and Afghanistan), we could save untold gallons of diesel that would otherwise be idled away without providing any benefit. With a light hybrid system, the... more »

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