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  • What Are the Different Types of Alternative Energy Sources

    For most people, alternative isn’t necessarily the first word that comes to mind when thinking about energy. Those energy bills come and go every month, as users pay to light their homes, charge their electronics, keep the air comfortable, and eat and cook fresh, healthy food. Power lines grid the cities, bringing homes and businesses […]

  • How to Reduce Oil Fouling in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems

    It happens to most people over time in various levels of severity. Clogged arteries are known as a “hidden disease,” yet it is a major problem that is responsible for one in four deaths each year. And it’s a lot like oil fouling. Just as arteries get clogged over time, heating, ventilation and air conditioning […]

  • 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 […]

  • Indoor Air Quality Solutions Using Probiotics

    There are a lot of decisions to make whenever you move into your first place. Whether it’s your forever home or a stop on the map, it’s home for however long. That means there are decisions to make about the lighting. And the decor. And the curtains. But what about the air you’re breathing? It […]

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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 […]