home energy use

June 15, 2017

How You Can Reduce Pool Energy Use This Summer

Pool energy use is one reason why your electricity bills are higher in summer than they may have been in the winter. On an annual basis, residential pool owners pay about $500 more in energy costs than non-pool owners. The cost of electricity, in particular, is higher in summer when the pool is typically not heated.   Fortunately, energy expenses aren’t written in stone and you can take proactive steps to reduce them. Here are some proven measures to cut […]
April 15, 2014

Controlling Attic Moisture Through Proper Insulation and Ventilation

Moisture in your attic can cause a number of financial and health issues for you and your family. Left unchecked, excess moisture in the air can lead to unsightly and dangerous mold and mildew forming on walls and eventually structural damage. On top of those problems, the attic can act as a hot or cold ‘sink,’ drawing temperate air from other parts of the home. This puts a drain upon your home energy use, resulting in higher energy bills. Recognizing […]