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There’s an Array of Programmable Thermostats to Select From

programmable thermostat 8Programmable thermostats are one of the most affordable and effective ways to trim energy usage in your home, especially if you’re away on a routine basis. These devices remember when to change the temperatures in your home based on a schedule you set. Considerations for choosing the best one for your heating and cooling needs involves identifying the type you want, its features and its compatibility with your system. Read More There’s an Array of Programmable Thermostats to Select From >>

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Use Your Home’s Programmable Thermostat Properly to Save Money

programmable thermostat Average household spends well over $2000 a year on energy bills, with nearly half of the used energy spent on heating and cooling. Installing and maintaining efficient heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems is an important step towards a comfortable home, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and lower utility bills. Read More Use Your Home’s Programmable Thermostat Properly to Save Money >>

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How Massachusetts Homeowners Can Save Energy Dollars This Summer

Save Energy Dollars This SummerElectric and other utility bills seem to keep going up every year. Lately it’s started seeming like keeping your home a comfortable temperature and running useful appliances is an unaffordable proposition. If your utility payments make you sweat more than the summer heat, here are some great ways to lower your bills and save energy dollars. Read More How Massachusetts Homeowners Can Save Energy Dollars This Summer >>

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Using Tankless Water Heaters to Provide On-Demand Hot Water

tankless water heaterHeating water is expensive. It is always going to use a lot of energy to heat the water in your home. However, there are some systems that can make this process much more efficient.

Using tankless water heaters is an option for those who would like to see a little more savings on your energy bill. In order to understand why, we have to look at how the typical storage water heater works. Read More Using Tankless Water Heaters to Provide On-Demand Hot Water >>

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Balanced Humidity Is A Year-Round Challenge, Especially During Winter

balanced humidityYour home is probably your biggest investment and the place where you spend the most time. This is why air quality is so important. If you’re not doing everything possible to maintain a balanced humidity within your home, you may be paying too much on your cooling bill. Rodenhiser Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning is an A+ BBB accredited business with over 80 years experience dealing with relative humidity. Read More Balanced Humidity Is A Year-Round Challenge, Especially During Winter >>

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Considering Air Conditioning Zone Control? It’ll Solve Uneven Cooling

Considering Air Conditioning Zone Control?  It'll Solve Uneven CoolingRetaining a steady temperature in every part of your house can be a difficult feat with a common HVAC system. Now, with an air conditioning zone control system, regulating the heating and cooling of each individual room in your home is not only possible but easy to do, and it will increase your efficiency, savings, and overall comfort. Read More Considering Air Conditioning Zone Control? It’ll Solve Uneven Cooling >>

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The Ultimate Energy-Efficient Home and How to Make Yours One

The Ultimate Energy-Efficient Home and How to Make Yours OneSmart homeowners know that the only way to achieve real savings is by investing in energy saving measures which will deliver an energy-efficient home. Here we look at two scenarios – the new build and the existing home. Read More The Ultimate Energy-Efficient Home and How to Make Yours One >>

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When Upgrading HVAC Equipment and Home Appliances, Choose the Energy Star

energy starWhen you need to upgrade the major appliances in your home, choosing Energy Star qualified products will help you save energy in the long run and lower your utility bills. These appliances may cost a bit more at first, but the investment will pay you back. The federal Energy Star program was established to make it easy for consumers to choose products that use energy wisely. Read More When Upgrading HVAC Equipment and Home Appliances, Choose the Energy Star >>

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Do You Have a Strategy for Long-Term Energy Savings at Home?

long-term energy savingsThe notion of long-term energy savings in your home is an important one. Read More Do You Have a Strategy for Long-Term Energy Savings at Home? >>

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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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