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Heating and Your Furnace
One of the biggest energy users in your home is the furnace. Learn how you can save up to 25% on your home heating bill by:

  • Installing a programmable (set-back) thermostat
  • Sealing leaky ductwork
  • Keeping filters clean
  • Upgrading to a more efficient furnace
  • And more
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Kitchen Appliances
The kitchen offers opportunities for you to save energy. Are you…
  • Using the right sized appliance for the job?
  • Using compact fluorescent lights that allow you to save as much as 75%?
  • Washing only full loads in the dishwasher?
  • Still pre-washing your dishes before loading them in the dishwasher?
  • Setting your refrigerator and freezers at the correct temperature?
  • Looking for other ways to save?
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Water Heating
Water heaters are one of the biggest energy users in the home; they account for up to 25% of your total energy bill. Find out how to:
  • Saving energy required to heat water
  • Insulate your water pipes
  • Save on hot water by using low flow showerheads
  • Fix dripping faucets
  • Cut energy costs in the laundry room
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Insulation and Air Sealing
About 20% of a home's heat loss happens in the basement. Installing insulation in your basement or crawl space is an easy do-it-yourself project. This video will help you learn about:
  • R-value requirements
  • Building wraps
  • Types of insulation
  • Installation tips
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Living Spaces
Numerous energy saving opportunities are hiding throughout your home. Did you know…
  • Energy efficient windows can help you save 25% on heating bills and up to 40% on cooling bills next summer?
  • Window insulation kits can double the R-value of your existing windows?
  • You can use curtains and blinds to reduce heat loss?
  • That your fireplace can help heat your home even when it's not in use?

 

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