Category: Winter Energy Tips

Florida Snowbirds: How to Reopen Your Winter Home Posted by admin on Oct 27, 2017

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Florida Snowbirds - welcome back to the land of sunshine and warm temperatures! We hope you enjoyed your New England summer! But now that you’ve flown south for the winter, it’s time to make sure your winter home is ready for you. Reopening Your Florida Home When you left Florida in the spring, you almost certainly went through a ...

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3 Reasons You Can’t Keep Your Home Warm in Florida Winter Posted by Wattson on Oct 18, 2017

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Florida is well known as one of the warmest states in the country, and for good reason. As winter approaches the rest of the United States, many northerners will begin to fly south for the winter, seeking warmer temperatures and an escape from the snow. But whether you’re a snowbird or a Florida local, you’ll start to notice lower...

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When Should I Get an Energy Assessment for My Home? Posted by Wattson on Apr 23, 2015

An energy efficient home is not only better for the environment, it is easier on your checkbook, too. An energy assessment is a great way to find out where you can make improvements so you can maximize your energy savings. Although energy assessments are offered year round, we recommend booking your assessment in the spring or fall. ...

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3 Ways to Save Money on Your Energy Bill in Under an Hour Posted by Wattson on Mar 23, 2015

Have you ever sat in front of your bank statement at the end of the month and wondered where all your money goes? Have you ever gotten your electricity or gas bill and stared in disbelief at how much money you’re spending just to keep the lights on and your home warm? If so, this blog post is for you! Energy is expensive. The ave...

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Age Is Just a Number, Unless You’re an HVAC System Posted by Wattson on Mar 6, 2015

Did you know that the average household spends nearly $1,100 per year on a home’s heating and cooling costs? (Source: Energystar.gov1  )?  Homes with inefficient heating and cooling systems and energy leaks can see energy bills in excess of $3,000 per year.2   The sizable cost of keeping your home temperate is the reason it’s ...

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Humidity in Your Home – The Key to Comfort & Savings? Posted by Wattson on Jan 21, 2015

Staying comfortable in your home means more than just adjusting the thermostat. Humidity plays an important part when it comes to how comfortable you feel, and therefore how often you're running your heating and cooling systems. Ideal humidity levels can also help stop the spread of common viruses and bacteria while keeping allergies ...

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Doing Holiday Lighting The Energy Efficient Way Posted by Wattson on Dec 8, 2014

Lights play a key role during the holidays. From adorning our Christmas trees, to adding a touch of holiday cheer around our mantels and brightening our yards and gardens, holiday lights are an essential part of the season. However, great holiday displays don’t need to come with a huge energy cost. Here are some helpful, money-savin...

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Scrooge-Less Holiday Energy Saving Tips Posted by Wattson on Dec 12, 2012

Whether Christmas or Kwanzaa, Hanukkah or Festivus, the winter holidays are a time of bright lights, social gatherings…and big energy bills? Afraid so - the winter is at its coldest, commuters must contend with mileage-sapping snow and ice conditions, and most of us put a kilowatt or two worth of electric lights on the house. For mo...

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