Des Moines, Iowa (NAPSI) - Recently, the price of gasoline reached a six-year high. Fortunately, there’s a way to handle that cost. You can use less gas without reducing your driving. Making that possible is one of the more promising alternative energy sources, ethanol, which is blended with regular gas a little in most cars and a lot in flex-fuel vehicles.

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - Good news for homeowners trying to choose among beauty, function and responsible sourcing when it comes to flooring: As famed architect and designer Vern Yip points out, you can now get all three-with cork. A longtime champion of sustainable design, the HGTV star is constantly looking for eco-friendly materials with a fashion-forward appeal that can adapt to just about any taste.

Reno, Nevada (NAPSI) - In many parts of the country, last winter’s low temperatures broke long-standing records. In fact, it was so cold that, nearly a year later, some people are still paying off their fuel bills.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Since its inception, the ethanol industry has had a profoundly positive impact on theU.S. economy. Ethanol is helping America reduce its dependence on foreign oil, lowering prices at the pump, improving the environment with lower emissions, and growing the economy with jobs that can’t be outsourced.

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - Energy prices inCalifornia are among the highest in the nation. Fortunately, homeowners in theGoldenState and across the country can beat the heat at home and in their wallets with spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming (NAPSI) - When you get down to it, the pristine beauty and educational advantages ofAmerica’s national parks depend on a lot of vehicles and their tires.

Reno, Nevada (NAPSI) - One way to keep your home at a comfortable temperature without your heating and cooling bills going sky high can be found underground.