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Arkansas Homes / Energy Savers #244553

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 26, 1976
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(Studio) Report on people who save fuel and money.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Marion, Arkansas) 2 years ago, 200 homes built; homes cheaper and well-insulated. Electricity bill for Charles Phillips avs. $12 month Av. family pays $40 month [Homeowner Cathy BRESTEL - describes what savings means.] TEA official developed energy savings plan with help from Arkansas Power and Light Company Homes cost about $29,000. [Developer Rex RODGERS - says use less of everything that goes into house except insulation.] Developers will issue plans for homes to contractors across US.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Hall, Bruce
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00:02:00

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