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How Much Electricity Does Your Home Really Use?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 10, 2015

Saving electricity. Everybody's talking about it, but what does the idea really mean? Before you start planning ways to cut down on your consumption of electrical power, it would be...


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Mist Cooling Systems for Affordable, Green Outdoor A/C

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 04, 2015

Whew, it's hot out there. Seems like only yesterday we were grumbling about winter's cold. But now the season's finally changed (thank goodness!), we're unhappy with the higher temperatures....


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Program Your Thermostat to Save Money on HVAC

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 14, 2015

Did you know that heating and cooling your home are responsible for up to half of your energy consumption? What's more, if you're not careful, it's easy to waste a lot of that delightfully...


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Breathe Easier with Whole-House Air Purification

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 07, 2015

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the air inside our homes may be anywhere from 2-5 times as polluted as the great outdoors. Today's tightly sealed, energy-saving construction...


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Whole House Humidifier: Less HVAC Energy, More Comfort

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 03, 2015

The formula for reducing your use of HVAC sounds very simple in theory: set the thermostat higher in summer and lower in winter. This will help slash your energy bills and save our...