All posts tagged "Energy Star"

  • Roofs
    Show Notes: Asphalt vs Fiberglass Shingles

    If it’s time to reroof your home and you are in a daze when it comes to selecting the best for your home, we are here to help. Should you go with the tried and true asphalt shingle...

    • Posted April 29, 2017
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  • energy savings
    Tip of the Day: How Energy-saving Pays

         Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.

    • Posted March 17, 2017
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  • warm house prep tips
    4 tips you can still use to help keep your home warm, comfortable and energy efficient this winter

    (BPT) – With winter comes the holiday season, a time that’s supposed to be associated with “comfort and joy.” But how joyful will it be if pests invade your house, or if your home is cold and...

    • Posted December 1, 2016
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  • roof scapes
    Bottom-to-Top Energy Tips for the Home

    The 25th anniversary of Energy Awareness Month in October serves as an ideal time for builders and home buyers to pay special attention to the construction of new homes. Originally designated by President George Bush in 1991,...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • attic ventilation
    Tips For Working In The Attic And Sealing Air Leaks

    Have a Plan in Place The key to any successful home improvement project is adequate planning. Gather all your tools and supplies before you begin to minimize trips in and out of the attic. Be sure that...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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  • ceiling fan
    When You Turn On Your Heat – Set Your Ceiling Fan

    First, they cool a home by gently circulating air during the hot summer months and, second, when blades are reversed, they warm a room by bringing heated air down from up above. Third, that same movement of...

    • Posted October 18, 2015
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  • Show Notes: Taxes, Codes and Titles

    Owning a home is more than just home maintenance. There is a legal side to homeownership. Consider how you hold title to your home. And, of course,  there are taxes and what if anything, is tax deductible.  How about building...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • energy efficiency
    How saving energy Pays

    Daylight savings time began in 1918 to help save fuel and energy during World War I. Ever since, we’ve been a nation of savers, especially recently, due to soaring energy costs and increasing consumption. We all know...

    • Posted May 11, 2014
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  • energy efficiency
    A New A/C can save you Money

    When the star Sirius appears in the night sky, it officially kicks off the “dog days of summer,” 40 of the hottest, stickiest days of the year (from July 3rd to August 15th). With energy costs very...

    • Posted February 8, 2014
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