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Choose the Right Programmable Thermostat for Your Bellingham Home

Turning back the thermostat 10 to 15 degrees when you’re out during the day or asleep at night is a proven energy saver, but resetting the thermostat four times a day is a hassle for many homeowners. A programmable thermostat … Continue reading

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An Oversized Furnace Has Some Serious Drawbacks

If you’ve ever upgraded your home’s furnace, you know that you had to go through a sizing phase to choose the right model. Getting the right fit is important. Obviously, an undersized furnace might not produce enough heat to keep … Continue reading

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How to Use Ceiling Fans This Summer to Keep You Cool

You already know ceiling fans are installed to keep you comfortable during the hot Massachusetts summers, but what you may not know is that where you put the fans and how you use them affects both your comfort and your … Continue reading

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What’s the Life Span of Your A/C? 3 Signals That It Might Be on Its Way Out

The hot, humid weather will soon settle in for the summer, which makes a well-running air conditioner essential for comfort and energy savings. If you’re concerned that your equipment isn’t up to the challenge this cooling season, there are some … Continue reading

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Why Homeowners Go With the Energy Star Most Efficient Logo for HVAC Upgrades

When you plan to stay in your home for many years, choosing the highest-efficiency heating and cooling equipment available is a smart decision. The Energy Star Most Efficient logo makes finding that equipment simple. Equipment that achieves this designation will … Continue reading

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How to Optimize Tankless Water Heater Performance in Your Norfolk County Home

Although tankless water heaters have been popular in Asia and Europe for quite some time, they’re still somewhat of a recent phenomenon in the United States. Their rise in popularity here probably can be attributed to the fact that they use … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Hot Water From Your Water Heater Go Down the Drain

As a homeowner, there’s a good chance that you’re wasting energy somewhere in your household. What you might not realize is that the very use of your water heater contributes to energy loss each time it’s used and probably not in a … Continue reading

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How a WiFi Thermostat Keeps You in Touch With Your Home While You’re Away

Do you sometimes wonder if you’ve turned the stove off or, a more expensive oversight, if you’ve turned off the heating or cooling system after you’ve left home? Stay connected to your home, your home’s energy usageand the comfort of all … Continue reading

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Energy-Saving Tips to Help You Through the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time for overconsumption. People eat too much food, buy too many gifts and use too much energy. Fortunately, there are a number of energy-saving tips you can follow to reduce your energy consumption in your … Continue reading

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A Programmable Thermostat Won’t Save Energy if You Don’t Know How to Program It

You want to save more energy and have installed a programmable thermostat to help you with your goal. But you’re not done yet. A programmable model only works if you know how to program it correctly.

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