Save money with smart heating practices and weatherproofing

October 29, 2010 by · Comments Off on Save money with smart heating practices and weatherproofing
Filed under: Energy Efficiency, Green Home Remodeling, Home Remodeling, Increase home value, Weatherproofing 

(ARA) – With the onset of cooler weather, people are starting to think about green – specifically, paying for heating bills and holiday expenses. A sure way to save green, as in money, is by making your home more energy efficient and space heating the rooms where you spend the most time instead of heating the entire house.

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‘Tis the season for home efficiency

October 28, 2010 by · Comments Off on ‘Tis the season for home efficiency
Filed under: Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Faucet, Green Home Remodeling, Green Remodeling, Insulation, showerhead, Windows 

(ARA) – As the cold weather and holidays approach, homeowners are preparing to spend more time indoors. Winter utility bills can get expensive, and in an economic climate as biting as the frost, consumers are watching every penny. From insulation, to appliances, to faucets, these upcoming months are an opportune time for homeowners to make their homes more efficient, reducing costs and the family’s carbon footprint.

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A big and small energy saver for each room of your house

October 20, 2010 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Living 

(ARA) – Saving the environment can be an overwhelming task. With everything in the news about how to make your home more energy efficient, it’s easy to become bewildered when thinking about all the improvements you could make. But there’s no need to worry, as you don’t have to make your home into a model for green living all at once.

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Bathroom remodeling today means less water and money down the drain

October 4, 2010 by · Comments Off on Bathroom remodeling today means less water and money down the drain
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Budget-friendly, Energy Efficiency, Home Remodeling, Shower, Sink 

(ARA) – You’re ready for a new bathroom, something with style and comfort. You want the room to refresh you in the mornings, and provide you with the opportunity to relax and unwind in the evenings.

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Solar Roof Tiles – Going Green and Saving Thousands

The price of utilities has drastically increased over the last decade and will continue to rise in the foreseeable future as many sources are becoming scarce.    Electricity is something that everyone uses, and we are willing to spend ridiculous amounts each month to use it.  Homeowners who are looking to reduce cost need to address the problem with electricity.   One approach in reducing your electric bill is by using renewable energy through installing solar roof tiles.

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Weekend home upgrades: fast, affordable fix-ups

May 31, 2009 by · Comments Off on Weekend home upgrades: fast, affordable fix-ups
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Curb Appeal, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Exterior, Green Living, Home Decorating, Lighting 

(ARA) – With today’s falling home prices, one family’s well-worn dwelling can quickly become another’s dream “starter” home. Interest rates are at historic lows, meaning buyers can get more house than they could a year ago for the same monthly mortgage payment, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

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Strapped for Cash? HVAC Solutions Keep Costs Low and Comfort High

April 9, 2009 by · Comments Off on Strapped for Cash? HVAC Solutions Keep Costs Low and Comfort High
Filed under: Air Quality, Budget-friendly, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling 

(ARA) – You may find the economic climate less than balmy right now, but that doesn’t mean the climate inside your home can’t be comfortable.

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How to Cut Heating and Cooling Costs without Cutting Comfort

February 22, 2009 by · Comments Off on How to Cut Heating and Cooling Costs without Cutting Comfort
Filed under: Air Quality, Budget-friendly, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling 

(ARA) — Heating and cooling systems account for 56 percent of energy used in a typical home, making it the largest energy expense for most households, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Making smarter decisions about your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system can help you save money on your monthly utility bills.

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