Posts Tagged ‘heating’
 
 
 
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...
 
Air Quality
 

Air Filters Work Hard, So Change Them Often

As temperatures dip lower every day, furnaces begin to work overtime, and air filters get dirty more quickly. If you haven’t cleaned or replaced your furnace filter lately, now is a good time to check on it. Blocked filters cau...
 
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 Replacing an old, outdated model can trim your energy bills and help heat and cool your home more effectively, but you should take a few factors into consideration.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
 

Green Ideas for a Warm and Cozy Winter Home

Cold days and seemingly endless winter nights can really take a toll on your psyche, especially as the winter drags on into its second and third month. A warm, cozy home can be the antidote you need to cure the winter blahs, so...