Energy Efficient Homes

11 Cheap Ways to Keep Your House Warm This Winter

November 18, 2014
Keeping your house warm throughout the winter months doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. We’ve gather 12 easy steps for keeping your house warm this winter while saving money on heating bills: 11. Sleep with electric blankets. You can find a quality electric blanket for around $50. According to …

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Winter Prep Checklist to Keep Bills Low

October 29, 2014
From ice dams on clogged gutters to cold air infiltration through unsealed windows, your home becomes subjected to new weather-related threats throughout the winter. Ignoring around-the-home tasks before winter could lead to high energy bills and expensive damage like water stains, mold growth and rotting woo…

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2 Steps to Lower Energy Bills: Locate and Seal

September 23, 2014
Does your home feel drafty? Are your heating bills higher than average or higher than your neighbors? Does it seem impossible to comfortably heat or you’re your home? According to the EPA, up to 20% of air used to heat or cool a home is lost through leaks and holes. This wastes energy and drastically inc…

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How Much Air is Lost Through Where?

September 23, 2014
Have your heating or cooling bills been excessively high? Has your home felt drafty in the winter or can’t seem to stay cool in the summer? You could be losing air in unobvious locations of your home, and losing air means losing money. The US Department of Energy estimates that Americans’ energy bills are…

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