Water heaters can account for as much as 30 percent of your total energy costs. Innovations in thinking about how we produce hot water, such as the installation of tankless systems and solar water heaters, will eventually bring about big improvements in this number. In the meantime, there are steps homeowners can take to improve the efficiency of their existing heaters. Older tank-style …
Heating water in your home when it’s not needed can add up to higher energy costs. The traditional, tank-style hot water heater heats up water and then keeps it warm in the until you need it. Tankless water heaters are far more efficient because they only use energy to heat water while you are using it.
As energy costs increase, it becomes essential to take steps to save money when heating and cooling your home. High efficiency boilers save energy, which ultimately saves money.
Winter is now upon us, and home comfort is an issue for many homeowners. You may feel cold drafts no matter how high you turn the heat up, and even though you still aren’t comfortable, your energy bill is sky high. What can you do to keep your home warm and cozy this winter, without facing astronomical energy costs?
Before the cold Northern Indiana winter arrives, now is the time to get your heating system ready to keep your family safe and comfortable all season. A heating tune-up will insure that your system is operating properly and will make sure that the unit is working as efficiently as possible to control energy costs. The Old Farmers Almanac is predicting …
While most people know that ENERGY STAR appliances can keep your energy costs running 30% below average, a few practical steps can minimize the trauma of summer-time electric bill shock even more.
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