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How Electricity Took Man to the Moon on Apollo 11

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This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and man’s first moonwalk. Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins journeyed eight days in space. Armstrong and Aldrin walked the moon’s surface and conducted experiments while Collins piloted the command module in the lunar orbit during their 22-hour… Read more »

4 Heat Safety Tips for a Safe 4th of July Weekend

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It’s going to be a hot and humid Fourth of July weekend as a heat wave continues to grip Central Florida. Heat indices will peak into the 100s each day for most of the weekend. Kissimmee Utility Authority offers these simple tips to help reduce heat-related illnesses during the heat wave: Drink plenty of fluids… Read more »

10 Ways to Prepare Your Business for Hurricane Season

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Did you know that 43% of businesses that experience a disaster and have no emergency plan never reopen? Kissimmee Utility Authority reminds you to have a plan to protect your workers and work flow before disaster strikes. Here are 10 things to get you started: Create an evacuation plan and post it on each level… Read more »

3 Energy-Saving Gift Ideas for Dad this Father’s Day

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Still thinking of what to get dad this Father’s Day? Kissimmee Utility Authority offers three energy-saving gift ideas to consider: Energy Efficient Power Tools Consider shopping for cordless power tools. Paired with ENERGY-STAR-certified battery chargers, he could save about 30% more electricity. Gas or Charcoal Grills Using an oven indoors while running the AC can… Read more »