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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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5 Ways to Spring Into Energy Efficiency

Spring is a perfect time of year to make your home more energy-efficient.  Here are five quick tips that will save both energy and money. Seal the cracks and gaps around your home. Spring may be the right time to … Continue reading

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Paying Attention to Your Heat Pump Can Avoid Big Bills

Air-air heat pumps are extremely efficient heating systems, when it’s the part of the system supplying the heat for your home. If the outside unit fails though, you could be faced with big utility bills. A heat pumps is the … Continue reading

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An Energy Bill Breakdown and What You Can Do to Lower It

According to EnergyStar, the average household spends about $2,200 a year on their energy bill. So here’s an energy bill breakdown: 46% on HVAC systems. 14% on Water Heating. 12% on Lighting. 13% on Home Appliances. 11% on other Electronics … Continue reading

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Energy Efficient Projects You Can Do In Under An Hour

With cooler days ahead, why not take some time now to winterize your home with some quick and easy energy efficient projects you can complete in under an hour. Here are ten ways you can save energy and money around … Continue reading

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Where Does My Money Go?

According to EnergyStar.gov, the average annual energy bill for a typical single home is approximately $2,200 and breaks down like the graph below shows. Heating – $638 Cooling – $374 Water Heating – $308 Appliances – $286 (includes refrigerator, dishwasher, … Continue reading

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Caulk and Seal Your Home for Leaks

Air that transfers in and out of the home through cracks, crevices and holes can increase your home’s energy consumption. Here are some helpful tips to help you save energy and money. First, seal around pipe penetrations coming through walls. … Continue reading

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HVAC Tips

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. Also having your HVAC system serviced on an annual basis will … Continue reading

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Landscaping Your Way to Energy Savings

A well-designed landscape not only can add beauty to your home but it also can reduce your heating and cooling costs. Trees and other plants not only look nice, they help shade your home helping reduce cooling costs in the … Continue reading

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Summer Energy Savings Tips

Summer can be a hot time of year but it shouldn’t burn a hole in your wallet because of a high energy bill. Here are ten tips to help you keep cool this summer while keeping your costs down. Raise … Continue reading

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