Category Archives: Heating & Cooling

AC: Keep Cool, Seal the Leaks

Have you noticed to see if your air conditioning has been running longer or more often? Not feeling the air force you’d like to coming out of your registers? Central Air Conditioning Units, known as Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning … Continue reading

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Lockdown Home Edition: Sealing Air Leaks

Air leaks in your home add up. Finding and sealing those leaks can save you energy and money. Here’s a tip that can help keep your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter while lowering your utility … Continue reading

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Is This the Next Generation of Thermostats?

Programmable thermostats allow you to set your home to ideal temperatures based on your schedule. What we have found is that many users do not set the programmable thermostat or either the set schedule does not reflect a user’s true … Continue reading

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The Truth About Space Heaters

Winter is still here in many parts of the country. That means cold days and nights and a lot of people investing in a space heater to warm up a room or two. You can spend a little or a … Continue reading

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Five Action Steps to Winter Energy Use

With winter just around the corner, you can take some steps to reduce the amount of energy that you’re using to lower your bill. Here are some suggestions. Turn down your thermostat to 68 degrees. For every degree you lower … Continue reading

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Fall into Energy Savings

Fall into Energy Savings Cooler weather, shorter days, and falling leaves don’t have to go hand in hand with rising electric bills.  There are several simple things you can do to get ready for winter and save money and energy.  … Continue reading

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Out With Old Refrigerators

Want to lower your electric bill this summer? Look no further than that extra refrigerator in your home. When buying a newer, more efficient refrigerator many people move their old fridge into some remote corner of their house or garage, … Continue reading

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Maintain Your HVAC System for Serious Savings

Your heating and cooling system equipment runs best when properly maintained. One of the easiest ways to maintain your system is to change your filters on a regular basis. The more clogged your filters are, the more energy is wasted … Continue reading

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12 air conditioner tips to help beat the heat

Check out these 12 air conditioner tips from Angie’s List to help you save energy and money.

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Easy Savings Tips Using Energy Efficiency Wall

Part of Prairie Power’s Energy Efficiency Wall Increasing energy efficiency is the most economical way to reduce energy usage and lower utility bills.  In an effort to demonstrate practical ways to save energy through home improvements, Prairie Power, Inc. and … Continue reading

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