Tag Archives: Energy conservation

High Efficiency Furnace Buying Guide

Time to change out your furnace? Look for a high efficiency furnance! How much does it cost to replace an old furnace with a new, high-efficiency model? That depends upon the circumstances. If the new unit can be connected to … Continue reading

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Happy Fall – Now get to work: Insulating Garage Doors

  Well, it is officially Fall!  As we enjoy the reduced temperatures and the special holidays and traditions of this time of year; we know Old Man winter is on the way.  This is a time to prepare our homes … Continue reading

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Energy Hog Challenge – Learning about Energy is Fun!

Learning about energy is fun when you include Energy Hogs! The Energy Hog Challenge is a set of classroom activities that guide children through lessons about different sources of energy, how we use energy at home, and how to bust … Continue reading

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Homebuyers Go Green to Cut Bills

In an attempt to boost sales in a dismal market, homebuilders are turning to what has been one of the most overlooked aspects of a house: improving the way it uses energy. While the sales results are mixed so far, … Continue reading

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Help Spread the Word of Energy Efficiency!

Help spread the word on Energy Efficiency with JouleFool gear! http://ow.ly/cGbfb

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Are old houses doomed? The conflict between historic preservation and energy efficiency

I’ve often wondered how old homes will continue to appreciate when home building technologies are improving exponentially.  I love old homes and architecture (I’m originally from New Orleans) and connected with this preservationist’s struggle to make his home energy efficient. Happy Savings, … Continue reading

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Efficient Laundry: Wash Clothes in Cold Water to Save Energy and $$

At the Clinton Global Initiative on Sept. 21, 2011, Proctor & Gamble (P&G) and the Alliance to Save Energy announced that they are teaming up to get the word out about cold-water washing. Their message: Heating water to do laundry … Continue reading

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