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Water Heater Savings

Looking to save money on electricity this summer? Look no further than your water heater! Being mindful of your home’s hot water consumption is a great way to save money this summer. Using less hot water will help contribute to … Continue reading

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Saving on Pool Power

Looking to save electricity and money on your home pool this summer? One simple solution is to use a smaller, more efficient pump for your pool. The larger your pump, the greater your maintenance and energy costs associated with keeping … Continue reading

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Heat Up Your Summer Energy Savings

With temperatures on the rise, now is a perfect time to make your home more energy-efficient.  ENERGY STAR® offers suggestions for how to reduce your annual electricity costs by up to a third—that adds up to about $700 savings per … 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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Winter Energy Saving Tips

Sunny summer days are a thing of the past as the cold winter weeks approach us, so here are some energy saving tips to help keep you warm without burning a whole through your wallet. Take Advantage of Heat from … Continue reading

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How Water Heaters are Rated

If you are looking at buying a new water heater,  the best way to compare models is by looking at the Energy Factor (EF) rating. If you look for a yellow tag on the side of the water heater, standard … 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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Cooling the Bill on Water Heaters

On average, water heating makes up about 14- to 16-percent of a home’s annual energy bill so here are some tips to help you save energy. Make sure your water heater is set to the lowest point, say 120-degrees. For … Continue reading

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