efficiency – On the House

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  • energy efficiency
    The Energy Efficient House

    An energy efficient home is a cost effective home. Better yet, an energy efficient 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
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  • home energy
    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
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  • Stainless Steel Sink
    Household Water Efficiency

    The Titanic sank in 1912, pointing out the need to catch leaks early or to prevent them altogether.Our homes use half of all water in the U.S., and, of that, 15% is wasted and lost through leaks...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • cooling a house
    If you can’t stand the heat: Get a new air conditioner

    During a recent heat wave, the central air conditioning system failed in our home. An investigation by a local heating and air conditioning contractor revealed that the compressor/condensing unit had met its demise and that the unit...

    • Posted May 4, 2014
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  • chimney cleaning
    Caring For Your Fireplace

    The preservation of our environment is a major concern of many Americans. For years, environmentalists have been fighting for cleaner air and water by limiting pollution produced by big business and the automobile. Ironically, one of our...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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  • Choosing Kitchen Appliances

    Buy with function and style, energy-efficiency and easy-clean surfaces in mind In 1889, George Simpson invented the electric range. Having only one model to pick from made things easy for homeowners. But as more stoves and other types...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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