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Turn Your Refrigerator Down

Refrigerators account for about 20% of household electricity use. Use a thermometer to set your refrigerator temperature as close to 37 degrees, and your freezer temperature as close to 3 degrees as possible. Make sure that the energy-saver switch is turned on; also, check the gaskets around your fridge-freezer doors to make sure they are […]

When It Is Time To Replace Old Appliances…

When you decide to replace old appliances, be sure to choose the most energy-efficient new models available. Look for the “Energy Star” label, so that you may be assured that what you buy saves energy and prevents pollution. In addition, be careful to buy models of the right size for your needs—not the biggest available. […]

PV (Photovoltaic) Solar Power Generation

Solar PV systems take energy from the sun and convert it into electricity. They produce no air pollution, hazardous waste or noise and require no transportable fuels. Benefits of installing a PV system:

Has very little impact on the environment, making them one of the cleanest power-generating technologies available. Government incentives to reduce costs for […]

Get An Energy Audit

This thorough diagnostic test takes a whole house approach to analyze where you are losing the most energy. A good analysis will also give a good indication of return on investment for various improvements. Remember, money saved on energy bills is after-tax money—so $100 annual savings on a $1,000 investment is like earning 10% tax […]