Energy Saving

These projects and energy saving tips will cut your energy consumption.

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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.

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21 Air Conditioner Maintenance and Home Cooling Tips

Whether you have a whole-house or one-room air conditioner, don't make it work harder than it should. Follow these tips...


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10 Myths About Saving Energy at Home

Reap the rewards of energy savings by ignoring these myths.


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Choosing Your Best Home Heating System

Find the best heating system for your home by learning what's available and how they compare.


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What Temperature to Set The Thermostat in Winter

Stop the thermostat wars in your home with this definitive look at the optimal temperature to set your thermostat in...

10 Ways to Insulate Your Home Without Opening Up Walls

Don't live in an under-insulted home just because you don't want to destroy your walls.


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10 Simple Ways to Stay Warm This Winter and Lower Utility Bills

The weather outside is frightful, but it doesn't need to feel that way indoors. These fixes help keep the cold...

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5 Most Common Heating Problems

Don't be left out in the cold. Learn more about common heating problems, what causes them, and some solutions here.


Furnace Humidifier not Working? Replace it

Replacing old furnace humidifiers with energy efficient ones is better than repairing them


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9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold. Learn what other AC myths you can stop...


Cool Your Home and Conserve Energy (and Money)

Ductless mini-split AC systems provide more comfort than a traditional ducted system.

Seeing ‘Through’ Insulation

When you need to work in a specific spot in the attic (to mount recessed lighting, for example), drill a...