Category: Indoor Energy Efficiency Tips

How Much Does Attic Insulation Cost? Posted by Wattson on Sep 25, 2017

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"Is it worth the expense of insulating my attic and how much will it cost?" Many homeowners have been asking this question, which prompted us to do some investigation. First: Consider the cost of NOT insulating your attic and the impact that will have on your monthly energy bills. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that a pro...

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Summer Air Conditioning Tips For Connecticut Homeowners Posted by Wattson on Aug 10, 2017

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When the temperature climbs above 80 degrees, you need to keep your cool. You've got the air conditioner cranked, but you're still hot and sweaty in your Connecticut home. You need relief, and we have a few summer air conditioning tips that will help you not only stay cooler, but also cut back on your energy bills. But wait, there's mo...

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Sustainable Tips for Green Summer Living in 2017 Posted by Wattson on Jul 20, 2017

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What is sustainable living, and why should you make an effort to live sustainably? For starters, many environmental issues are threatening our planet. Sustainable living involves making an effort to reduce our use of natural resources, and to stop creating so much waste. Even making small changes to the way we live can have a major ...

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How to Insulate Windows for Summer: Follow These Steps Posted by Wattson on Jun 26, 2017

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The unpredictable ups and downs of a New England summer can have you switching between your heating and cooling system all season long. While one day the temp soars above 90 degrees and humidity makes it feel even hotter, a few days later you're looking for your windbreaker and turning on the heat. Maintaining a steady indoor temperat...

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How to Lower Your Connecticut Water Bill: 4 Easy Tips Posted by Wattson on May 9, 2017

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Conserving water is more than just helpful for the environment, it's useful to your wallet, too (a.k.a. energy saving). If your Connecticut water bill could use a little trimming, try these tips to slim it down. Saving Water in the Kitchen Cutting your Connecticut water bill is easy when you start in the kitchen. When hand washing d...

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Want Lower Energy Bills? Here’s the Best Way to Do It Posted by Wattson on Nov 22, 2016

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Time and money. It's something we can never have enough of. After a long week at work, the last thing you want to do is invest in a weekend DIY project. But then again, you're tired of spending most of your disposable income on your energy bills. We've discovered the secret to lower energy bills, but there's something you need to know fi...

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8 Home Improvement Hacks to Make Your Home More Cozy Posted by Wattson on Oct 13, 2016

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Baby, it's cold outside. But it doesn't have to be cold inside. Heating costs can make winter one of the most expensive seasons. The good news is that there are plenty of affordable ways you can defend your home from Jack Frost while keeping your stylish decor. Try these 8 home improvement hacks to keep your home looking and feeling ...

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5 Easy DIY Weekend Projects to Lower Your Energy Bill Posted by admin on Aug 8, 2016

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Thinking of home improvement projects that will make your home more comfortable? Or that will increase the value of your home? How about projects that won't break the bank? Projects that focus on energy-efficiency will tackle most, if not all, of those needs. Small savings on your energy bill will also add up to a fun family vacation p...

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Cash in on Lighting with Energize CT Posted by Wattson on Aug 21, 2015

Making smart energy choices is not only good for the environment, it's also good for your wallet.  With Energize Connecticut, a state-run initiative dedicated to bringing energy efficiency to homeowners throughout Connecticut, you can get rewarded for making smart choices. What is Energize Connecticut? Energize CT has a goal of bui...

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10 Ways to Prepare Your Home for a Hot Summer Posted by Wattson on Jun 23, 2015

Summer has finally arrived! Before you bust out the sunscreen and make for the outdoors, you'll want to ensure that your home is also ready for summer's heat. These ten home preparation tips will help your home stay cool without skyrocketing your energy bill. 1. Install a programmable thermostat. These nifty devices allow you to set...

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