Posts Tagged ‘cooling’
 
 
 
Green Living
 

DIY Energy Audit: 5 Simple Steps for Big Savings

Homes can waste energy in a number of ways – ranging from drafty windows to improper insulation. Energy losses aren’t always easy to spot, but they can result in drastically increased energy bills. These home energy audit steps...
 
Heating & Cooling
 

HVAC Inspection Tips for Spring

Spring is in full bloom, and with a little luck, we’ll all be firing up our air conditioners in no time. Before you do, it pays to have a look at your central HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system to mak...
 
Green Living
 

Installing a New Thermostat? Take Location Into Consideration

A new thermostat can be a great investment. Replacing an old, outdated model can trim your energy bills and help heat and cool your home more effectively, but you should take a few factors into consideration. Choosing the best ...

 
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Save Money By Insulating Your Home

If your home was built prior to 1980, before energy awareness home building, chances are it does not have enough insulation. Updating your home to current standards can reduce your heating and cooling bills up to 50% and make y...
 
Green Living
 

How to Stay Cool Without A/C

Energy bills tend to skyrocket with the arrival of warm weather, as millions of air conditioners kick into high gear all over the country. In summer, air conditioning can account for as much as 50 percent of your total energy b...