The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that water heating costs are responsible for a whopping 18 percent of a household’s energy consumption. We’re here to help! If you implement the recommendations listed below, you’ll be rewarded with a lower utility bill each month. 1 – Reduce your shower time We know, this isn’t a popular
Energy costs are a significant expense of home ownership. Maximizing efficiency can help you save money while making your home more comfortable. However, it takes more than simply finding the right balance on your thermostat. While controlling the temperature is part of the solution, there are other steps you can take to make your home energy efficient without sacrificing...
Programmable thermostats are a great way to save money (and energy). But you won’t automatically save energy or money simply because you have one installed. You've got to understand how they work, and program them to maximize your savings.
Avoid an unpleasant surprise by taking a moment to understand the warning signs that your air conditioner may be failing and the steps you can take to prevent a breakdown before it happens.
In the average American home, heating and cooling costs can account for up to 50 percent of a family’s utility budget. In places like Colorado, where winter weather is more extreme than summer weather, a furnace may be responsible for most of these charges. With furnaces and air conditioners, energy efficiency is what matters.
Your air conditioning unit has served you well this summer, so now it’s time to show it some TLC and ease it into a peaceful hibernation. Here are some tips to prepare, preserve and protect this valuable asset during the winter months: Find the air conditioning power circuit near your unit. Open and flip the