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Air Leaks 101: How to Detect Them

Air Leaks 101: How to Detect Them

March 7, 2017

Your home’s envelope is all of the materials that separate your living spaces from your crawl space, attic space and the great outdoors. Air leaks in the envelope waste energy, allow air and moisture infiltration and make your HVAC system work harder to cool and heat your home.

Lower Energy Bills: The Perfect Gift

Lower Energy Bills: The Perfect Gift

December 6, 2016

If you’re like a lot of homeowners, you pay your utility/energy bills every month without thinking about it. Like you have any choice? Well, you have an opportunity to be rewarded with lower energy bills this holiday season and winter by taking a easy steps to conserve energy in your home.

Using the Whole HVAC System to Save Energy in Your Home

Using the Whole HVAC System to Save Energy in Your Home

October 13, 2016

Keeping a lid on high energy bills can be difficult, but far from impossible. Being mindful of how you use energy-efficient lighting, electronics, and appliances boosts energy savings. Further, you probably don’t leave your air conditioner blasting when you’re not home. However, there are more ways your whole HVAC system can save energy in your …

Take Advantage of Tax Credits Before the End of the Year

Take Advantage of Tax Credits Before the End of the Year

October 6, 2016

The federal government has made tax credits available until the end of December 31, 2016 for home improvements in existing, primary homes that promote energy savings. These credits apply to qualifying purchases made in 2015 and 2016 and range from HVAC systems to new windows. Homeowners can deduct 10 percent of the purchase and installation …

Does Your Attic Waste Energy and Money?

Does Your Attic Waste Energy and Money?

September 8, 2016

Hot air rises, and the top of your home naturally receives the attention of the sun. These two factors together make your attic space a potential energy challenge year-round: In the summer, the sun heats the air in your attic space with such an excess of heat that it radiates downward; and in the winter, …

Use These Tips to Save Energy This Summer

Use These Tips to Save Energy This Summer

July 14, 2016

Investing a bit of effort and time to put these energy saving tips can add up to summertime energy savings, leaving you with a more comfortable home. Some of the tips even prolong the lifetime of your most expensive appliances.