Your Home - Fall 2010 - Energy Saving Tips
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Fall 2010
 
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Preparing Your Home Heating System for Winter

Cleaning out the furnace

As winter approaches with its guarantee of ice, snow, and frigid temperatures, homeowners should begin to take action early to prepare and protect homes for the season. Preventing any potential problems ahead of time, well before the chill of winter arrives will inevitably save headaches and money in the long run. MORE >>

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Spotlight On
Insulation

Find out about what type of insulation you ahve in your home and how it works

In colder states, heating can account for up to two-thirds of your annual energy bills, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Heating and cooling account for 50 to 70% of the energy used in the average American home. Inadequate insulation and air leakage are leading causes of energy waste in most homes. MORE >>

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Go Green
Energy Efficiency Audits

Professional energy audits expose problems that are invisible to the eye

Did you know that the sources of many household energy leaks are hidden and difficult to find? Most homeowners know about sealing windows and doors and insulating pipes and exterior walls, but many homes are still leaking energy from places that are invisible to the eye.

If you are interested in getting specific recommendations for improving the efficiency of your home, consider contacting a professional Home Energy Auditor. MORE >>

Energy Saving Do’s and Don’ts

Switching to a timed thermostat can make a real difference in your energy usage

People all over the world are taking measures to reduce the greenhouse gases emitted as a result of the way they live. Using less energy not only helps the planet, but also saves money on household bills. MORE >>

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From the Editor
Saving Energy

Saving energy is on everyone's mind this Fall. From worries over winter energy costs to concern for the environment, there are many ways you can reduce your home's energy output.

ARTICLES:

Preparing Your Home Heating System for Winter
Part 1 | Part 2
Cleaning out the furnace

Spotlight On
Insulation

Find out about what type of insulation you ahve in your home and how it works


Go Green
Energy Efficiency Audits
Professional energy audits expose problems that are invisible to the eye

Energy Saving Do’s and Don’ts

Switching to a timed thermostat can make a real difference in your energy usage

 

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