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Here are some easy, inexpensive ways to improve energy efficiency at home.
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  • Insulation
    Learn about R-value, insulation density, foam board and building codes.

  • Weatherization
    You can save 10% on your energy bills by sealing air leaks in your home.

  • Heating and Cooling
    On average, 50% of your energy bill goes to heating and cooling.
    Lower your costs and make your home more comfortable with these easy-to-follow ideas.


  • Fireplace
    Is your fireplace a heat source, or a source of heat loss?

  • Water Heating
    This is the third-largest energy expense in your home. Smart maintenance can lower your bills.

  • Windows
    Learn how to reduce your energy bill up to 15%!

  • Lighting
    There's a simple way to cut energy costs by as much as $60 a year, and it's as easy as changing five light bulbs.

  • Appliances
    Find out how ENERGY STAR® qualified dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, and laundry appliances can save you energy and money.

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