environmental

  • The Benefits Of Hiring An Engineering Geologist On A Per Diem Basis

    Your company could have an engineering geologist on the payroll all year long, but what if you only need him or her for less than three months out of the year? An engineering geologist's salary is definitely not cheap, considering that they are both engineers and geologists, a double degree for double the money. It might be best if you hire this professional on a per diem basis instead. Here are some benefits to doing just that.
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  • 5 Tips For Selling Your Mineral Rights For Maximum Value

    If you own property that is known to have gas, oil, or any other type of mineral under the ground, you own the mineral rights to the property. Depending on what type of minerals are accessible on your land, your property can be very valuable. As the owner of the land and the holder of the mineral rights, you can choose to sell your property if you wish. Use the following tips to sell your mineral rights for the maximum price:
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  • Want To Live Off Grid? You Need These 3 Things

    Approximately 180,000 families live off of the grid in the United States. This number is expected to rise dramatically over the next several years as more people strive to live a greener lifestyle and save money. While most people can't completely eliminate their reliance on public utility systems, many are able to significantly lower their reliability on these systems. If you're interested in living off-grid, there are several things you need to have in place before you can cancel or downgrade your utility services.
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  • Clearing An EGR Check-Engine Code To Pass A Vehicle Emissions Test

    Most automobiles display a check-engine light on the dashboard when an operating problem is detected by the on-board diagnostic system. A specific trouble code is then stored in the diagnostic system. The stored codes can be retrieved, and many of them are related to emissions. Vehicle owners receiving a code for insufficient exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) may need to clean or replace their EGR valve to pass a smog test.
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  • Thinking Of Leasing Solar Panels? Why Buying Might Be Better

    Are you a homeowner who is considering a solar panel installation? If so, you may have wondered whether you should buy or lease your solar panels. The following information should aid you in understanding potential obstacles that lessees may face.  Tax Credits If you have completed a little research on solar panel installations, you likely know that there are some tax credits you might be able to take advantage of. There are tax credits from the federal government, but you may also qualify for some incentives if you live in certain states too.
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  • Three Fire Suppression System Questions

    Protecting your loved ones and property against fire is something that you will have to address when you own a house. In particular, fire suppression systems can be an excellent way of minimizing the damages that fire can cause to your home, which may make it wise to know the answers to several basic but important questions. Is It Worth The Cost To Opt For A Fire Suppression System Rather Than A Simple Alarm?
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  • Ready To Rip Out Old Carpeting In An Older Home? What To Know First

    When you purchase an older home, there are sometimes smells and concerns with the carpeting that come with the purchase. If you think there are bacteria, odors, and other problems in the carpeting of a home you bought and you want to get rid of these issues before you move in, there are some things you want to do. Removing the carpeting and treating the area on your home can help you save money on the project.
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