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We can all use less energy by making sure our office spaces, including the home office, are energy efficient. When it is time to buy new computers, check out the energy star ratings. New standards were enacted in July, 2007. Since we're spending more and more time using electronic equipment to...
An easy way to check your home for air leaks, which can have a major impact on your comfort and heating bill, is to use an incense stick on a windy day. Take the lit stick around your home, near windows, doors, plumbing fixtures, and other locations where air can infiltrate. Don't forget under ...
The filters in your heating and cooling systems are very important to the functions of those systems. Regular cleaning or replacement according to the manufacturer's instructions will not only improve the functioning of the system but also could prolong the life of the unit. It doesn't take muc...
When purchasing a new home in Wenatchee or updating a home new to you, an easy way to be green is to choose energy-saving window coverings. Tight-fitting shades, Roman shades, and insulated drapes can help conserve energy and increase the comfort of your home. Opening south facing windows durin...
Replacing old windows with new, energy efficient windows can make a huge difference in the comfort of your home and the size of your energy bills. It can be costly but some public utilities have low interest, long term loans to help. Not only that, you will have a nice new view of your world.