String: The Energy Saver You Never Knew

Summer brings new energy-saving opportunities! We love helping you save money and the environment. That’s why we routinely recommend high efficiency and Energy Star heating and cooling systems! There is one easy shift you can make that will definitely save you energy and money: a clothes line. Did you know that clothes dryers use a […]

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Your House Can Likely Be Tighter

To save the most on heating, you need to have a tight house, as well as an efficient heating system. What can you do? • Seal Leaks – proper leak & draft sealing, and insulation can save up to 20% on your heating bill • Add Insulation the recommendation for most attics is R-38, although […]

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Beautify & Reduce Your AC Use

Solar heat absorbed through windows and roofs can substantially increase cooling bills. Plant tall deciduous trees to the south to shade the roof, and plant lower crowning trees to the west to block summer afternoon sun from windows. Not only will you save money but you will also beautify your property!

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Insulate Pipes to Save

Insulate your water pipes—both hot & cold. Use half-inch foam or pipe tape for insulation wherever pipes are exposed. On cold water pipes, insulate four to five feet nearest to the water heater. Pipe insulation can save you up to $25 annually.

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It’s Not Sexy But It Surely Saves Money

Here is a terrific write-up from the good people at GOOD on how to save energy with weatherization. As the headline says, not sexy, just practical as all get out. Harvest the latent “oil fields in your attic” with the help of your trusty caulk gun. Save big bucks on heating and reduce rampant CO2 […]

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