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Saturday Morning Broadcast Overview

Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast

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Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast (running time 7-11 AM)

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Weekend Wake-Up Hour

This Saturday we welcome two companies that have made their commitment to being American made. Kimes Ranch Jeans and the Epiphany! Digital Flow Optimizer  for saving water while in the shower.

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Outdoor Living Hour - Talking Trees!

Integrity Tree Service

John Eisehower of Integrity Tree Service joins us from the Flagstaff Arboretum to talk summer tree care!

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It's Super Hot - That Means Time to Super-Cool!

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The expert who brought Super-Cooling to the resedential market himself - Steve Koepp of Advanced Home Systems will be in studio going over the in's and out's of how to keep super cool this summer.

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Homeowner Topic: Super Cooling!

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Isley's Home Service will be joining us this Saturday as well to discuss keeping up on your AC in this summer heat!

7:00AM - The Weekend Wake Up

Broadcasting on KTAR & KAZM: Click the segment links below to listen to the archive or click the iTunes icon to the right to download this hour's Podcast.

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Segment 1 (running time 12:06)

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  • Rosie is excited about some events coming up at the Arizona Game and Fish Department!
  • Fire warnings for summer and other safety tips for the desert in the summer.

Jennifer interveiews Carrie and her Epiphany Shower System:

  • How it works and saves you water.
  • The percentage and amount of water you could be saving!
  • Changes and the evolution of her product.
  • Why it's important that they made their invention in the United States.

Segment 2 (running time 7:32)

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Amanda Kime, owner of Kimes Ranch, is here to talk about her American Made blue jeans.

  • How they started their dream business and got into the industry. 
  • Why being made in the US was so important and the benefits behind that decision.
  • How the design process played out & Romey loves the knife pocket.

Segment 3 (running time 14:57)

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  • More on where the materials come from and how they coordinate with the manufacturer.
  • Running down all the different lines and their fun names!
  • How they came up with pricing points and how they arrived at theirs.
  • The life expectancy of their blue jeans.
  • More on how buying American made products influences your neighbors!
  • Some fun family history from Amanda!

Segment 4 (running time 5:51)

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  • Jay with Harper's Nursery & Landscaping Company called in to remind us that a friend of the show, Kevin Rogers is head Arizona Cotton Growers Association.
  • Amanda & Romey talk about some interesting AZ history.

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8:00AM - Outdoor Living: Talking Trees with John Eisenhower

Broadcasting on KTAR, KAZM, KNST, KAFF & KGVY: Click the segment links below to listen to the archive or click the iTunes icon to the right to download this hour's Podcast.

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Segment 1 (running time 12:14)

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Talking  Trees with John Eisenhower of Integrity Tree Service!

  • John is on the road at the Flagstaff Arboretum on the NAU campus.
  • Larry Philips with Super Tree Services joins John too.

Tree Of The Month: The Ponderosa Pine!

  • John talks about his history and the forest condition in Northern Arizona.
  • Discussing fire danger and precautions.

Segment 2 (running time 6:36)

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  • John & Larry discover they have some common history!
  • Details on a seminar about edible trees and John encourages you to go to the Leaf Network.
  • "Chill Hours" and the information you can use to determine what you can grow at your home at it's elevation.

Segment 3 (running time 13:11)

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  • Larry talks about the benefits of clearing the forest and we talk about creating fire breaks.
  • Some history behind fire prevention and mistakes that were made as we educate ourselves.
  • Larry's qualifications for fire prevention. Listen & Learn!
  • American Elm trees were mostly wiped out and they are looking at one right now. They talk about the history behind them and why they were lost.
  • Want to grow unique fruits? Learn more here!

Segment 4 (running time 5:59)

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  • Firewise Prevention tips.
  • Listen as we discuss the different types of methods to keep your home or cabin safe.
  • Thanks to Larry for joining us today!

If you're in the Valley and need a tree expert, give John at Integrity Tree Service a call!

9:00AM - Open Lines

Broadcasting on KTAR, KQNA, KAZM, KNST, KAFF & KGVY: Click the segment links below to listen to the archive or click the iTunes icon to the right to download this hour's Podcast.

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Segment 1 (running time 12:26)

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We have the "Father of Super Cooling" in today. Steve with Advanced Home Systems is here to answer your questions and to educate you on staying cool this summer for less $$$.

  • Before we get into our topic, Romey talks about American Made Products, including Valley Forge Flags.

Jennifer interviews an expert from General Electric:

  • The rapid pace of lighting changes.
  • LED has solved so many problems and we discuss why.
  • Describing the different lights for different applications.
  • Learn more about all the great products we found at the National Hardware Show.

Segment 2 (running time 6:23)

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Talking "Super Cooling":

  • If you're an APS customer, you might be the best candidate for this method.
  • Summer Rates vs. Winter Rates and how they differ.
  • REMINDER: If you're on a standard rate plan, DO NOT USE THE "SUPER COOLING" METHOD!

Segment 3 (running time 14:36)

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  • Quick reminder that the Arizona Crawfish Festival will be back on this year!
  • Using an analogy of buying gas to explain how the savings work.
  • Deciding when your methods start cramping your lifestyle. Saving money is great, but being uncomfortable.
  • Sharing a story from a listener and how he saved 50% on his utility bills.
  • Why this method is a good for the environment.

Callers:

  • Greg - Does "Super Cooling" add extra wear and tear on the equipment and is it better to have it run non-stop or to be starting and stopping all day?
  • Sue - What about using this method on old equipment. Is that too much of a strain?
  • Carla - She's been "Super Cooling" and wants to switch out her thermostat and what do we recomend?

*Discussing how the Energy Manager Computer works in conjunction with his AC System.

Segment 4 (running time 5:29)

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  • Steve tells a story about how a client put his kid through college with the savings he made over 17 years!
  • Discussing situations that are a little unique and if they will see savings or not.
  • How the different utility companies affect Super Cooling savings.
  • What if you have solar panels?

Thanks to Steve and if you need an expert call Advanced Home Systems!

10:00AM - Housing Topic

Broadcasting on KTAR, KQNA, KAZM, KNST, KAFF & KGVY: Click the segment links below to listen to the archive or click the iTunes icon to the right to download this hour's Podcast.

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Segment 1 (running time 12:12)

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We continue talking AC prep as summer is here! Learn from our new AC Experts, Isley's Home Service!

  • A short history of the business and how they've grown.
  • The confusing way heat pumps work.
  • When to decide "it's time to replace your equipment?" and life expectancies.
  • The difference between compressors and what it means to your power consumption.
  • Misconceptions homeowner's have moving from out of state.

Segment 2 (running time 6:32)

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Caller:

  • Mark - Why don't they sell or install whole house fans in Arizona?
  • Different methods to cooling your home and why they aren't used here.
  • Mini-Split AC systems and what the crew thinks, including dealing with air filtration.

Segment 3 (running time 13:42)

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Callers:

  • Pete - Do HEPA filters installed for people with allergies, does that cause your AC system to work harder than a normal filter?
  • Kevin - He thought he had an over-sized unit and now hes' been told he has one that is actually UNDER-sized. He's confused. Can we help?
  • Rolland - He has a 3 car garage and wants to partition part of it off and use a mini-split system. He also has a single car garage and wants to cool that too. Can he use one system to cool both rooms?
  • Bill - He has an older AC unit and wants to convert to the new freon. Can he do this and what can he expect to pay?
  • Covering maintenance, filters and thermostats.

Segment 4 (running time 6:36)

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  • Old versus new Freon systems and how scare tactics can mislead homeowners.

Thanks to Isely's Home Service for joining us today!

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