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    Show Notes: Saving Energy and Fall Clean Up

    The end of day light savings  is the start of cocooning for the winter. Have you pulled out the warm blankets for the cooling nights? It’s time to make sure your home heating system is more energy...

    • Posted December 3, 2017
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  • pets and heat tips
    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
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    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
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  • Programmable Thermostat
    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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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    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
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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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    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
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