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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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What is the HERS Index and where do you score?

Developed by RESNET, the Home Energy Rating System Index (HERS) is the industry standard by which a home’s energy efficiency is measured and the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home’s energy performance. How it works A home … Continue reading

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Energy Saving, Fade Resistant, Exterior Paint

                (1000 hrs = 2-3 yrs) JouleFool was searching for an exterior paint with a high Solar Reflective Index when we stumbled upon Texcote: On a hot day, the sun can beat down … Continue reading

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