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Home Energy Audit Tips

Tips for a Home Energy Inspection A home energy checkup helps owners determine where their house is losing energy and money – and how these problems can be corrected to make the home more energy efficient. A professional technician — … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Window Air Conditioning Units

Advantages and Disadvantages of Window Air Conditioner Units Are you finding yourself desperate for some ways to cool your home? A central air conditioning system may not be an option for you but luckily window air conditioning units have improved … Continue reading

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Air Conditioner for Old Homes

Tips for Air Conditioner Units in Old Homes Old houses have such charm…the woodwork, the architecture, the history. They also usually have a few headaches. If you live in an old house, you’ve probably suffered through a hot-spell with little … Continue reading

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Energy Saving Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

“Turn off the lights when you leave the room,” I remind my children.  “Turn off the water while you’re brushing your teeth.”  “Don’t hold the door open—you’re letting the heat out!”  Some days I feel like I’m constantly nagging, echoing … Continue reading

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Prevent ice dams from building on your roof

If you live in Minnesota than you’re familiar with the term “ice dams.” Ice dams occur when water builds up behind a blockage of ice – and if this happens on your home’s roof it can result in mega damage. … Continue reading

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What’s Your Score? Energy Star Home Energy Yardstick

We talk a lot about ways that you can improve your home’s energy efficiency. But perhaps the first step in improving efficiency is determining where your home is most inefficient. You can do a simple assessment yourself using the ENERGY … Continue reading

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Is your home ready for the New Year?

Have you decided on your New Year’s resolution yet? Save money, live healthier, help the environment… these are all common New Year’s resolutions, and all great goals to strive for! These are also all goals that can be reached with … Continue reading

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