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Conserve Water at Home: Use Less and Save More

conserve water at home, Holliston, MassachusettsAccording to the Environmental Protection Agency, on average, the daily consumption of water in U.S. homes is approximately 100 gallons per person. Also, hot water flowing from a faucet for five minutes uses the same amount of energy as a 60-watt light bulb burning for 14 hours. Needless to say, finding ways to conserve water at home is cost effective and energy efficient. Read More Conserve Water at Home: Use Less and Save More >>

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Don’t Let the R-22 Refrigerant Phaseout Surprise You — Here Are the Facts

r-22 refrigerant phaseout, Sudbury, MassachusettsRefrigerants are an essential component of any air conditioning system. They’re contained within the A/C coils and ensure that your system functions by helping to dehumidify and cool indoor air. Read More Don’t Let the R-22 Refrigerant Phaseout Surprise You — Here Are the Facts >>

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Replacing Your Split-System Air Conditioner: Take Shortcuts, and You Could Pay in the Long Run

split-system air conditioner, Dover-Sherborn, MassachusettsYou need to be careful when replacing a split-system air conditioner because if the indoor and outdoor units aren’t well matched, your air conditioner will work inefficiently and won’t provide you with the expected amount of cooling. It may also be prone to breaking down prematurely. Read More Replacing Your Split-System Air Conditioner: Take Shortcuts, and You Could Pay in the Long Run >>

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Thinking About Switching to Solar? A Guide to the Basics

switching to solar, Sudbury, MassachusettsWith the steady growth of renewable energies powering more commercial and residential buildings, the need to understand exactly how they work has never been more clear. If you’re thinking about switching to solar, here’s what you need to know about the components employed in the average residential system, as well as a primer on how the components come together to generate electricity from solar power. Read More Thinking About Switching to Solar? A Guide to the Basics >>

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What Outshines The Energy Star Logo? The Energy Star Most Efficient Label

energy star logo - most efficient label, Boston, MassachusettsEver since 1992, the Energy Star logo has outlined the best in energy efficiency across a gamut of products including electronics, appliances, home heating and cooling equipment and more. Read More What Outshines The Energy Star Logo? The Energy Star Most Efficient Label >>

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WaterSense Showerheads: How They Just Make Sense

watersense showerheads, Holliston, MassachusettsMany homeowners throughout the U.S. face water restrictions. You may think that only states with very dry temperatures would set restrictions, but even states like Massachusetts have enacted water limitations. Using WaterSense showerheads throughout your home is one step you can take to lessen the burden on the region’s water supply, conserve natural resources and save on utility costs. Read More WaterSense Showerheads: How They Just Make Sense >>

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Make Carbon Monoxide Detectors Part Of Your Fall Safety Check

carbon monoxide detectors, Boston, MassachusettsIt may be hard to believe, but the time to switch on your furnace is near. In fact, you may have already used it once or twice on a cool fall morning. While you may have already scheduled your fall preventive maintenance and given thought to sealing off your windows, have you given any thought to your carbon monoxide detectors? Read More Make Carbon Monoxide Detectors Part Of Your Fall Safety Check >>

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With Solar Energy, Your Power Is Free

solar energy, Boston, MassachusettsEnergy costs are rising every year and millions of people are looking for ways to conserve energy and cut costs. One alternative to both of these problems is solar energy. Solar power can be used to provide electricity and hot water for your home, and can position your household for significant, lasting savings. Read More With Solar Energy, Your Power Is Free >>

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Air Leaks In Your Home? You’re Wasting Money

air leaks in your home, Boston, MassachusettsAir leaks in your home can cost you money by letting cold air out and hot air in at the wrong times. Read More Air Leaks In Your Home? You’re Wasting Money >>

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Indoor Air Quality Testing Provides Targeted Results

indoor air quality testing, Boston, MassachusettsWhen should you consider having professional indoor air quality testing? Is it only when you discover bats are living in your attic or bees in your walls? Those are two extreme examples that could definitely impact your indoor air. Read More Indoor Air Quality Testing Provides Targeted Results >>

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