The two energy-hungriest appliances in your home during the winter are your heating system and water heater. It’s not difficult to improve their energy efficiency and address air leakage in your home’s envelope. The investment of time and money will pay you back in lower energy bills and increased comfort.
Any time you choose to install new heating equipment, quality installation is a must. Your condensing gas furnace installation is no different; it needs to be installed the right way to function properly. Avoiding installation errors can benefit your household and offer typical heating savings of up to 35 percent. Keep these points in mind when […]
Knowing how much energy your home’s appliances and electronics use will help you calculate savings by using them wisely and maintaining them. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that cooling and heating homes tops the list of home energy users, taking approximately 50 percent of household energy consumption, followed by water heating, cooking and drying […]
The water heater fills an important role in your home, providing all the hot water needed for cooking, bathing, and washing dishes and clothes. With such high demand, issues arise that impair the water heater’s ability to provide efficient and consistent hot water. Learn how to care for your water-heating system so you may extend […]