You Could Save Hundreds of Dollars Every Year! The average household spends more than $2,000 a year on energy bills! Half of that goes directly to keeping your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Yet you could probably save $200 or more each year by properly programming your thermostat! It’s true! Programmable thermostats didn’t replace the …
In The Muppet Movie, Kermit the Frog sang “It’s Not That Easy Being Green”, but actually, with all the new environmentally friendly products on the market today, it’s really not that hard anymore. Thanks to technology, a higher consumer awareness, and our government’s dedication to cleaning up the environment, new heating and cooling products exist that make our lives better …
For homeowners on a budget, a furnace upgrade can be a financial strain. But so can paying excessively high utility bills to run a furnace that wastes energy. Here are three ways to get the most for your money when you’re making a furnace upgrade on a budget:
A programmable thermostat is a must-have tool in an energy-efficient home for controlling the heating and cooling system. When properly used, these thermostats reduce the amount of energy your household uses for heating and cooling while maintaining or improving your comfort level. Keep the following tips in mind to get the best results from your programmable thermostat.
At times, winters in the Midwest can really put a strain on comfort and warmth. The season generally signals the increased, consistent use of home heating systems to combat continuously cold and ever-increasing cooler temperatures, not to mention ice and snow storms.
If you own a programmable thermostat, congratulations: You’re on your way to saving energy. These devices can help you significantly reduce your household’s energy consumption.
Home heating systems are the lifeblood of the home during harsh winters. In Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan, the energy efficiency of a heating system is especially important to keep heating costs low.
Cutting back on energy use can be done in both big and small ways. Using a programmable thermostat is a small way to add to energy savings. But the control that this small piece of equipment gives a homeowner can result in big savings and greater efficiency.
Have you ever looked at your electric bill or fuel statement and wished you could make it go down instead of up? If you’re serious about getting in on some energy savings, there’s a great website you should visit. It’s totally anonymous; you don’t give your name, and no one will call. But it’s designed for your specific area. It’s …
While many people think that energy bills are just something to put up with, there are a number of things your can do to create energy savings. Energy Star recently offered a few tips we thought were worth passing along:
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