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Why? New televisions are originally set to look best on the showroom floor. However, these bright display modes are often unnecessary for your home and use a...
Save up to $10 per year
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Why? Ventilating fans in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry, utility room, and other rooms can be effective in controlling moisture if the fans vent directly outdoors....
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Why? Poorly sealed ducts can lose up to 20% of heated or cooled air before it reaches living spaces, making them a major cause for high heating and cooling bills....
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Why? Light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs save electricity by using 75-80% less energy to produce the same amount of light as conventional incandescent bulbs....
Save up to $130 over bulb life
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Why? Well-placed shade trees can reduce your cooling needs by up to 30% by blocking heat from the sun. In fact, shaded walls can be 5-15°C cooler at peak...
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Why? Air leaks can be a large source of air loss in your home. This raises your heating and cooling costs and can make your home less...
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Why? Hang-drying is the most energy efficient and low-cost approach to drying clothes. When circumstances do not allow for hang-drying, you can still save some...
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Why? Turning down the temperature on your pool heater will significantly decrease the amount of energy you use to keep your pool...
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Why? A pool pump uses more energy than most other devices and appliances in your home. A properly sized variable-speed pump can save up to 75% on your pool's...
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Why? Dehumidifiers can be very useful for maintaining comfort and preventing the growth of mold and mildew — yet they are surprisingly big energy consumers. A...
Why? Television technology is developing rapidly and it's hard to know which features could show up as noticeable increases on your energy bill. Learn a bit about...
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Why? Your swimming pool heater can be one of the largest energy consumers in your home. Choose an efficient pool heating system to significantly reduce energy...
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Why? Your central air conditioner or room air conditioner will use more energy than necessary if it is not properly maintained. In addition to saving energy,...
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Why? Setting your thermostat for energy savings can decrease your cooling bills...
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Why? If the seal on your refrigerator or freezer door isn't doing its job, your appliance could be leaking some of the cooled air it produces. But you don't need...
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Why? If you have baseboard heaters, you probably know that they supply heat to each room individually. If you have thermostats in separate rooms, you can use the...
Save up to $260 per year