Saving Energy
 
 
 
Appliances
 

Save Energy Dollars with Water Heater Insulation

Hot water can be a major expense, accounting for 10 to 15 percent of energy costs in the average home. If your hot water bills are consistently higher than they should be, an inefficient water heater could be to blame. And if a...
 
By Rooms
 

10 Ways to Reduce Energy Costs in Your Home Office

If you work from home, you’re probably saving a bundle on transportation, but you might be driving up your energy costs at the same time. Home offices consume a lot of power: lighting, heating and cooling, not to mention office...
 
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...

 
Green Living
 

Save Energy Dollars with a Programmable Thermostat

Cold winter weather gets many homeowners thinking about ways to reduce heating costs, and one simple and effective method is by installing a programmable thermostat. Programmable thermostats offer an advantage over conventional...
 
Green Living
 

10 Tips to Seal Air Leaks and Stop Energy Loss

The average home is far from airtight, and never is this more apparent than during the cold winter months. Air can leak in and out of your home in a number of places, reducing energy efficiency and potentially adding a signific...