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  • Ventilation and Insulation: Partners in Fighting Crimes Against Energy

    It’s less than the price of most movie tickets and chances are it’s lower than what most of us pay out to Starbucks on a weekly basis. At about $10.28 cents per kilowatt hour, the average retail price of electricity in the United States honestly doesn’t sound like much. Yet any homeowner would disagree. That […]

  • 6 Quick Energy Saving Tips in the Home – Fall 2017 Edition

    ‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice and everything nice. Or apple spice, if that’s what you prefer. Either way, fall is on the horizon. That means corn mazes, apple orchards, pumpkin patches and just about every kind of fun fall festivity has already begun creeping onto our news feeds across social media platforms. From marshmallow […]

  • U.S. Residential Energy Conservation Opportunities

    Per McKinsey & Company*, there are many energy conservation opportunities to reduce consumption and minimize its total cost by using existing technologies—and without changing the everyday habits of consumers. This is especially true when it comes to the residential sector in the United States, which accounts for 35 percent of the end use potential for […]

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    5 Biggest Electricity Users in the Home

    Frequently Asked Question: What uses the most electricity in my home? This is a great question! As many of us know, there are many different components to our electric bill. By understanding where most of our electricity is being used, we can make strategic decisions to reduce our consumption and associated costs. The U.S. Energy […]

  • Can you be allergic to your home?

    The struggle is real and there is no safe place. Can you be allergic to your home? When experts are calling allergy season 2017 one of the most “horrible” in recent years, it’s certainly possible. Anyone who’s been suffering with the scratchy eyes, sore throat and endless sneezing knows its true. In a report by […]

  • Sources of Indoor Air Pollution

    Sources of indoor air pollution range from home improvements, to our furry friends, to outside contaminants that make their way inside. Indoor air pollution has too often taken a backseat to outdoor air pollution, a subject that receives much attention, nationally and internationally. The time to take the same action that we’ve dedicated to outdoor […]