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Three Easy DIY Projects to Save Energy

Now that spring is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to tackle a few DIY efficiency projects for your home. The good news: You don’t have to be an energy expert to do this! Here are three projects you can do now to start saving. Make the Most of Your Water Heater. Let’s […]

Easy steps to greater efficiency

Do you want to save money and electricity but have limited time, money and patience? There are several relatively easy ways to save energy without a substantial commitment of time and money.

Energy savings for every season

The best ways to save energy varies by season. There are a number of factors that impact energy efficiency, including weather, the age and condition of the home, and desired comfort levels.

Weather stripping doors

Save energy and seal air leaks by weather stripping exterior doors. How do you know if you need to weather strip? If you can see any amount of light between the door frame and the floor, weather stripping should be applied to eliminate energy waste. This DIY energy-saving project is relatively easy and inexpensive depending […]

Insulate Your Electric Water Heater Tank

Is your water heater is located in a garage, basement or other space that isn’t air conditioned? Insulating your water heater tank with an insulation blanket is an easy way to save energy and lower your bill each month. Energy.gov estimates that you can save up to 7%-16% annually. If you have an older hot […]

Don’t be fooled by common energy myths

Eating carrots will greatly improve your eyesight, cracking your knuckles leads to arthritis, watching too much TV will harm your vision. We’ve all heard the old wives’ tales, but did you know there are also many misconceptions about home energy use? Don’t be fooled by common energy myths. Myth: The higher the thermostat setting, the […]

Understanding Your Energy Usage to Lower Your Bill

We humans are creatures of habit. We do the same things day in and day out. So, why do our energy bills fluctuate so much throughout the year? Understanding how we consume energy in our home and which key drivers impact our energy usage is the first step to energy efficiency and lower bills. The […]

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