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    • September

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      2017
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    Save Energy And Money: Use A Programmable Thermostat

    Save Energy And Money: Use A Programmable Thermostat

    The average household spends quite a bit annually on energy bills. In fact, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reports $2,000 is the average annual household energy bill. Of this total amount, cooling and heating costs account for up to half of that total. Fortunately, it is possible to save on energy costs by using a programmable thermostat. In this article, we will discuss how to use a programmable thermostat and how these thermostat features help reduce your energy costs. Click through to learn more on this topic.

    • July

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      2017
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    Why Your A/C System Needs Regular Maintenance

    Why Your A/C System Needs Regular Maintenance

    Keeping your unit clean is one of the simpler (but highly crucial) steps that will ensure your cooling system runs properly. Not many homeowners can comfortably find their way around the average air conditioning systems. This is why equipment manufacturers recommend professional servicing of their units. A DIY tune-up increases the likelihood of damaging the system. It could also invalidate one’s warranty. This is why you want to schedule a service visit with a professional A/C contractor. Click through to find out more.

    • June

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      2017
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    Use Trees To Reduce Your Heating And Cooling Costs

    Use Trees To Reduce Your Heating And Cooling Costs

    The moment you plant trees, you are helping in energy conservation and improvement in air quality. Energy conservation is favorable for the pockets of homeowners and great for the ambient too. Once your home is exposed to the harsh sun, HVAC systems are affected. This results to overworking of the AC unit especially during hot seasons. This article explains how planting trees helps in reducing air conditioning expenses. You also get to enjoy a more appealing home. Click through to learn more on this subject.

    • May

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      2017
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    Proper HVAC Maintenance Keeps Pests At Bay

    Proper HVAC Maintenance Keeps Pests At Bay

    A lot of homes struggle with pests. These insects and animals often seem to find their way back into residential properties after they’ve already been repelled. Not only can they infest your actual living areas, but pests can also enter your HVAC system. When they do this, they cause a vast range of issues. For instance, they might start breeding in your home and living in the ducts. Once they do, they’ll leave behind things like shells, fur, carcasses, wings, and even fecal matter. Click through to read more on this subject.

    • March

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      2017
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    Locating Drafts In Your Home

    Locating Drafts In Your Home

    If your electricity bill is far too high, drafts could be to blame. Drafts are caused by any gap in your home that allows cold air from outside to enter during the winter, or hot air from outside to enter during the summer. Either scenario forces your heater or air conditioning unit to work harder than it should have to, leading to the possibility of costly malfunctions and maintenance in addition to your bloated power bill. This is obviously a situation you should try to avoid. Click through to read more on this subject.

    • December

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    7 Tweaks For Energy Efficiency In The Winter

    7 Tweaks For Energy Efficiency In The Winter

    Energy efficient homes make better use of electricity. A major culprit for increased utility bills is poor energy efficiency. With a few upgrades, homeowners can reap the benefits of lower utility bills and greater comfort. In this article, we will share some of the best ways to reduce your energy consumption in the winter. This will make your home feel more comfortable and you will be able to enjoy reduced home heating costs. Click through to start saving.

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