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New Year, Smarter Home

New Year, Smarter Home

January 2023 by Miranda Boutelle, Contributing Columnist Q: Are smart home technologies energy efficient? Will making these technology upgrades save me money? A: You’ve...

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A Gift of Savings
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How can I save energy at home during the holiday season?

Insulation Made Easy

Insulation Made Easy

When installed together, air sealing and insulation can save you money and make a big difference in comfort and energy use.

Easy Ways to Help a Neighbor Save Energy

Easy Ways to Help a Neighbor Save Energy

On National Good Neighbor Day, which is Sept. 28, or any day this month, join in the cooperative spirit and help your neighbors, friends and family save at home with these do-it-yourself, energy-saving tips.

How to Set Your Thermostat

How to Set Your Thermostat

Heating and cooling account for about half the energy used in a typical home, so it’s a great place to use less energy. When used wisely, your thermostat can help reduce wasted energy.

The Ins and Outs of Going Solar

The Ins and Outs of Going Solar

Solar systems are sized, based on a home’s energy needs. The larger the system, the higher the cost. Before installing solar, make sure your home is as energy-efficient as possible. That means it will use less energy and allow you to install a smaller and less-expensive solar system.