Saving Energy
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
HVAC air filters
HVAC air filters
HVAC air filters

HVAC Air Filters Work Hard, Change Them Often

As temperatures dip lower every day, furnaces begin to work overtime, and HVAC 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 filter...
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 Replacing an old, outdated model can trim your energy bills and help heat and cool your home more effectively, but you should take a few factors into consideration.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 ...


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...
Heating & Cooling

How to Find and Fix Air Leaks in Windows and Doors

Air leaks are fairly common in windows and doors. Leaks let cold air in during the winter months (and allow conditioned air to escape in summer) making it more difficult to keep your home at the right temperature. This can real...