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Creating an Allergy Free Air Conditioning System

You may not know it, but your air conditioner is one of the most important tools in the fight against indoor allergies. Between their talent for pulling excess humidity out of the air and their ability to help trap mold, pollen and dust particles, central air conditioners are a huge blessing for allergy sufferers everywhere.
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How To Install a Programmable Thermostat

If you’ve been putzing around with an old thermostat, and you’re tired of all the hassles, you should consider replacing it with a new programmable one. In only a few simple steps, you will never again have to lift a finger to have your home always set at the perfect temperature. [...]

Preparing Your Furnace for Winter

Preparing your furnace for winter is an important task. If you don’t make sure your furnace is winterized you could face a cold winter, high monthly heat bills, carbon monoxide poisoning, or fires. To avoid having to deal with these costly and dangerous consequences make sure you take the proper precautions before the winter hits. Here's how ...
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Installing a Bathroom Fan Timer

Would you like to guess what my most frequent piece of advice is for homeowners to improve their indoor air quality, comfort, and to help save energy? I can tell you It isn’t air sealing, installing new windows (try dead last for that one), adding insulation, or anything else similar to that. Quite simply it is to install a $20 timer for the bathroom vents. As luck would have it, I had to replace a few in my place (thanks kids…) and I thought I would show you the process. [...]

Energy Audit Cost :: What’s in a Price?

. . . While there are hundreds if not thousands of variations of “audits” performed daily, it essentially boils down to two types; survey style & diagnostic. [ . . . ]
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