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Is a Smart Thermostat Really Worth the Money?

If you’re a gadget and gizmo junkie, then you’re definitely going to be impressed with smart thermostats, but most homeowners won’t be able to deny their superior functionality. Just like their close relative, the smart phone, smart and WiFi enabled … Continue reading

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Don’t Shut Off HVAC Vents Into Unused Rooms to Save Money & Energy

A frequent call for HVAC service in Dover is inconsistent cooling or heating throughout the house. Sometimes, it’s because homeowners have attempted to alter the airflow in certain areas of the house by closing supply vents. The most common motivation … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Warm Weather with a Spring Furnace Maintenance Checklist

As the weather warms, Woonsocket-area homeowners will find themselves relying on their cooling systems more heavily. Before the cooling system really kicks off, though, you should take some time to go through your spring furnace maintenance checklist to put your … Continue reading

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How First Costs and Lifetime Costs Play Into A/C Replacement Decisions

When it’s time for an A/C replacement in your Massachusetts home, it may be tempting to choose a system with a lower upfront cost, also known as first cost, but you should also carefully consider its lifetime costs before making … Continue reading

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How the Attic of Your Home Affects Overall Energy Efficiency

If you’re thinking about ways to save on your energy bills this winter, all you need to do is look right above your head. The attic and energy efficiency go hand in hand. If the attic isn’t energy efficient, your … Continue reading

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Are These 3 Mistakes Sabotaging Your Attempt to Lower Energy Bills?

The Massachusetts winter is here, which means you’re probably feeling the pinch of winter heating bills. Now’s the time to attempt to lower energy bills all around your home, but are inadvertently sabotaging your attempts by making these common mistakes?

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Investing in an Energy Audit Can Lead to Serious Savings Through Greater Efficiency

The more efficient your home, the more money you can save on energy bills. But every home is different, so it can be difficult to know what energy efficiency upgrades will benefit you the most. Home energy audits help homeowners … Continue reading

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Air Cleaning Is Available in Many Different Forms for a Variety of Particulates

People spend every moment of every day breathing, and in a lot of cases, Americans spend the majority of the day indoors. That means that indoor air quality is positioned to be a huge health concern. With every breath you … Continue reading

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Insulation Is Most Effective in These Areas of Your Massachusetts Home

Home insulation is an important part of keeping your house comfortable year-round, not just in the chilly winter. As part of your home’s thermal envelope — the barrier between indoor temperatures and outdoor temperatures — insulation prevents heat gain in … Continue reading

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Get Your Home’s Water Heater Ready for a Long, Cold Winter

The performance, efficiency and life span of a water heater depends on the temperature setting and regular maintenance. Use these tips for prepping a water heater for winter to help your system last longer, save energy and ensure you don’t … Continue reading

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