All posts tagged "energy"
HVAC experts warning pet owners about hot homes, proper pet care
Summertime is here, and cities across the nation are hitting new, all-time high temperatures. The heat and humidity in Atlanta continue to rise, and air conditioning units are feeling the stress to keep homes cooled. As this...
- Posted July 20, 2017
Show Notes: Ladders, Safety and Great Coatings
Holiday decorations always seem to require a ladder. If you’ll be hanging lights and want to be “ladder safe” we have tips that will keep you out of the emergency room. Christmas tree fire safety should be at...
- Posted December 10, 2016
Show Notes: Time To Do a DIY Energy Audit
Start your fall home tune-up with your own energy audit. We have a checklist to find the energy wasters and help to shut them down. How about spicing up your fall garden with the best annual and perennial plants for...
- Posted October 1, 2016
Hot Weather Energy-Saving Tips
One of us just received his monthly utility bill for gas and electricity. The bill was accompanied by a letter from the utility company with a challenge to save energy during the peak cooling season when energy...
- Posted March 14, 2016
SHOW NOTES: Winter Home Check-up & Trends 2016
It’s time for a mid-winter check-up to get you safely through the rest of the cold wet weather. We have a great check list for you to follow to keep your home warm and dry. If you are...
- Posted January 30, 2016
Tips for The Holidays
This time of year you’re sure to see your neighbors dragging plastic Santas out of the garage, cramming Christmas trees through the doorways and unsnarling strings of holiday lights. Decorating can be a hassle, but with a...
- Posted December 18, 2015
Hassle-Free Ways to Save Energy This Winter
Depending upon where you live, home heating costs are projected to rise anywhere for thirty to seventy percent this winter. This is especially devastating news for seniors and folks on fixed incomes who are already having a...
- Posted December 12, 2015
The Energy Efficient House
An energy efficient home is a cost effective home. Better yet, an energy effiecent home is usually a more comfortable home — cooler on hot days and warmer on chilly ones. Although new appliances, more efficient windows,...
- Posted September 7, 2015
Easy Ways To Save Energy
When it comes to energy efficiency, everyone knows that turning down the thermostat will save energy and therefore money. But were you ever told exactly what the adjustment of a thermostat could mean in actual dollars and cents savings?...
- Posted August 30, 2015
Energy Efficiency: Energy Saving Tips
With the mercury dropping, it’s about time to get out those extra blankets, and maybe even that fluffy comforter, all in preparation for the cold months ahead. And, as usual, you can expect hefty heating bills too....
- Posted August 22, 2015