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A & D Exteriors Explains How to Keep Cool This Summer with Energy Efficient Replacement Windows

As Illinois residents head into the hot, humid summer months, many begin worrying about high energy bills putting a dent into their budget. Taking steps now to make a living space more energy efficient can help reduce monthly electric bills and keep a home at comfortable temperatures. To help reduce energy costs and lighten the […]

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Air Builders Offering Air Scrubbers to Homes and Businesses

Air Builders is now offering air scrubbers to purify air in homes and businesses in the Los Angeles area. Unlike air filters that are passive – waiting for air to pass through them to purify air – air scrubbers fit right into a home’s existing ductwork to effectively and actively reduce harmful airborne contaminants. According […]

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All In 1 Handyman Installs LED Exterior Light Fixtures and Leviton Occupancy Sensor Infrared Wall Switch for Energy Savings

Conserving energy resources allows homeowners to enjoy cleaner air and a healthier environment. According to Energy Star, Americans saved more than $19 billion and avoided greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to those of 29 million cars through choices they made with energy-saving measures in one year alone. “We’ve definitely seen an increased interest in making homes […]

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How you can save money and become energy efficient this Winter

The crisp fall weather is a reminder that chilly temperatures are on the way. As homeowners prepare to fire up the heating systems in their homes, their seemingly functional equipment could be wasting money, due to a lack of efficiency. Energy conservation can save 5 to 30 percent on energy bills which can translate into […]

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Sun Pacific Solar Electric Offers New Extended 25-Year Warranty as Elite Dealer for SunPower

New research by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory finds that installing a residential solar energy system increases a home’s value by an average of $17,000. That’s good news for homeowners who want to increase the value of their home, save money on utility bills, and reduce their impact on the environment. […]

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Using Salvaged or Recycled Materials to Decorate Your Home

For those homeowners who don’t want to settle for the ordinary, one of the hottest trends right now is remodeling with recycled or salvaged materials such as reclaimed wood. Homeowners not only have a one-of-a-kind signature look different than the cookie cutter fixtures and accessories found in chain stores but also save money and help […]

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What Homeowners Should Know About Energy Audits

Rising energy prices, incentives offered from utilities, state, local and federal agencies, extreme weather conditions, and a desire to go green have many homeowners jumping on the bandwagon to make their homes more energy efficient and comfortable. However, before diving in and spending thousands on new windows or solar panels, homeowners should stop and take […]

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Energy Efficient Ways to Stay Cool this Summer

With spring just around the corner, many homeowners are dreaming of opening windows and spending time on their patios and porches. Yet warmer weather can also bring bugs, blaring heat, and glare. Window and door screens not only help with these problems but also increase ventilation and lower energy bills. “Today homeowners have a wide […]

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Energy Saving Tips

The recent cold snap in central Kentucky was a reminder that winter isn’t over yet. After a relatively mild winter, the February storm brought lows of around 15 degrees with wind chills in the single digits while dumping snow in the eastern part of the state. With some of the coldest weather of the year […]

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Tips for Organic, Sustainable Gardening

A sustainable garden works in harmony with nature. These gardens are low-water, organic, chemical-free, and support environmental conservation. “Sustainable gardens are the trend right now,” says CEO of Green Thumbs Up, Fanny Obadia. Trained in horticulture and landscape design and specializing in organic, low-water, sustainable gardens, she adds that most techniques are easy and can save […]

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