A roof is the most important part of your home. It keeps you dry and warm and protects you from the elements. But while a solid roof is essential to your home’s protection, the best roof is one that saves you money. This article teaches you how.
It’s that time of year again when the cold weather starts to set in, and we all start to dread turning on our furnaces. Along with higher energy bills comes dreaded window pain. You know, that aching feeling you get when you realize your windows need to be repaired or replaced. So which is it? […]
Before you bust out the sunscreen and make for the outdoors, you’ll want to ensure that your home is also ready for summer’s heat. These ten home preparation tips will help your home stay cool without skyrocketing your energy bill.
Its cold and the last thing we want are frozen pipes! Meanwhile, we know our electric and oil bills are about to start climbing. So the real question is, what can you do about it?
This blog was originally published on October 27, 2014 and has been updated for relevant information. Congratulations! You’ve started on the path to energy efficiency by completing a home energy audit. This is the first step to a more efficient home – and lower monthly energy bills. After your thorough inspection, your energy auditor should […]
A few decades ago, home automation for comfort and energy efficiency meant programming yourself to get in the habit of automatically turning off lights and adjusting the thermostat before bed. Today’s homeowners have many options that make automation easy–and require a lot less memory from the homeowner! Here are our favorite home automation ideas for […]
Are you on the fence about going solar? Learn the benefits of installing solar panels to your home and why you shouldn’t wait to start using solar.
Are you interested in lowering your electricity bill and increasing your home’s efficiency? Here are some things to consider before installing solar panels.
You probably think owning a solar power system for your home is out of your budget, right? Think again! To help the residential solar market grow, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources in partnership with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center has created a special solar loan program to help more Massachusetts residents become more energy efficient through owning a solar power rather than leasing one.
Renewable energy and protecting the environment are important considerations when thinking about how to power your lifestyle. We all know that resources like coal and oil damage the earth both when they are removed from the ground, then again when they are burned for energy. Solar energy, on the other hand, is clean and becoming […]