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How Switching Your Residential Energy Provider Can Save You Energy

Efficiency is an important consideration for every type of homeowner. Whether you have a small family home or a larger property with multiple buildings, it is wise to understand just how much you might be able to save on energy costs by switching to a residential energy provider that understands the quality of sustainable energy systems. But even if you are aware of the benefits of switching, you may have a tough time taking the first steps. Follow our simple tips below and you will be that much closer to making a change that will benefit you both today and onward into the future.What do I need to know about renewable energy before switching my provider?While you certainly do not need to be an expert on the subject of renewable energy, it is helpful to get a basic understanding of the current

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How to Save Energy and Money: 6 Expert Tips

We all know that there are many hidden costs to owning a home. Property maintenance can put a dent in our budget. One area that can be particularly expensive is energy use. Here are six great tips on how to save energy and potentially save money on your energy bill.1. Maintain Your HVAC SystemMake sure that you have regular maintenance on your heating and air-conditioning system. During routine maintenance, Freon levels are checked. Freon is the coolant that helps run your HVAC system and if the level is too low the system will have to run harder. This will increase your energy bill. That is what is important to make sure the Freon level is correct. The other thing you need to do is change the filters in your system. Old filters block the flow of air, which causes the system to work harder.

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Ways To Keep You And Your Bills Cool

This summer has been so hot it's been breaking records from coast to coast. In fact, in the month of July, Death Valley, California did break the record for hottest month in the history of the United States with an average daily temperature of 108.1 degrees Fahrenheit. Air conditioners are working overtime these summer months and we're looking at conserving energy as much as we can.

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3 Ideas to Implement Energy Saving Technology into Your Home

3 Ideas to Implement Energy Saving Technology into Your HomeAll around the world, people are stepping up to do their part in exploring sustainable energy options. Renewable energy is helping the planet stay healthy longer and can even have some added benefits for homeowners. So what kind of energy saving technology is available to homeowners? Let's take a look at a few eco-friendly investments you should consider making.

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Simple Ways to Save on Cooling Costs This Summer

During the summer, many homeowners may experience an increase in their energy expenses. There's generally one major factor in this increase: cooling costs. With the summer heat, people tend to crank up the air conditioning so they can be cool and comfortable inside. And while this may be nice at the moment, it can be financially damaging in the long run. Fortunately, there are a few simple ways you can keep cool this summer without breaking the bank.

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