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How Do I Check My Home’s Insulation Levels?

home insulation levels

Are your home insulation levels up to current specs for energy efficiency and optimum home comfort? Almost all homes built before 1980 are under-insulated, and many constructed since then need

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Recently Improved Your Home’s Energy Efficiency? Get Your Rebates.

While all U.S. federal rebates for energy efficiency expired in 2016, certain homeowners can still get money-back offers depending on their local power utility. Here in western Indiana, a major

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High Ceilings and What This Means for Your Home

High ceilings are considered an aesthetic asset for any home. In real estate listings, anything higher than the standard 8-foot ceiling receives prominent mention — and typically a higher asking

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How Time-Variant Pricing Can Help You Boost Your Energy Efficiency

Time-variant pricing of electricity helps incentivize home energy efficiency. Since the U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that cooling and heating accounts for nearly 25% of residential electricity usage, adjusting HVAC

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Why Does the SEER Rating Matter?

SEER rating

If you’re about to upgrade your central A/C, you’ll soon come face-to-face with the SEER rating. Short for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating, SEER  is a numeral between 13 and 25

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How Often to Replace Insulation in Your Home

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Should replacing insulation be a scheduled home improvement at certain intervals? Insulation is generally not affected by wear and tear or simple deterioration. Under ideal circumstances, both common types—fiberglass batts and

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How Spring Cleaning Can Improve Home Comfort

How Spring Cleaning Can Improve Home Comfort

Spring cleaning helps improve your mood and gives your indoor atmosphere a much needed makeover after a long winter. But it also serves other worthwhile purposes.

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The Importance of Gauging Your Furnace Performance

The Importance of Gauging Your Furnace Performance

By this point in winter, certain aspects of furnace performance may have become conspicuous. It’s a good opportunity to take note of these factors because they can serve as advance

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Know Where Your System’s Air Filters Are

Know Where Your System's Air Filters Are

Air filters play a critical role in supporting HVAC energy efficiency, heating/cooling performance and healthy air quality. Changing the filter is just about the only routine do-it-yourself HVAC maintenance task

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Why You Should Love Smart Thermostats

Why You Should Love Smart Thermostats

Homeowners who make the move up to smart thermostats never go back. According to Bloomberg Finance, in the U.S. and Canada, sales of these intelligent upgrades are now projected to

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