saving energy

September 8, 2011

Get Ventilation And Energy Savings With Solar Attic Fans

When heat and moisture accumulate inside the attic of your home, the result can be a variety of problems. Warmth and dampness encourage the growth of mold and mildew, which can damage the roof and walls of your attic and destroy insulation. Mold spores can move from your attic down into your home. Heat can also seep down into your home causing your air conditioner to work harder. The solution is increasing the ventilation by increasing airflow and, in the […]
December 15, 2011

Mapping Out A Long-Term Plan To Maximize Your Energy Savings

Saving energy makes good sense — and good cents. Making the choice to implement an energy-savings plan is always a good idea that saves you money in the long run. By simply conducting an energy audit of your home, you’ll know exactly where to start and what to plan for in the future.   Do you know where your home is losing energy? It’s easier than you might think to discover where the greatest loss of energy is in your […]
March 27, 2012

Optimal Energy Savings Means Evaulating Every Room In Your Home

If you’d like to conserve energy and save money, it can seem like a daunting task. Breaking your home down into different areas can make the job a little easier, and you will quickly realize that every room in your house has the potential for energy savings. Kitchen Choose an energy-efficient refrigerator. Refrigerators with the freezer on top are more efficient than side-by-side models. Refrigerators with a built-in ice maker also waste energy, and should be avoided. Use your dishwasher […]
June 5, 2012

Cool Ways To Take Charge Of Your Energy Bills When It’s Getting Hot

Rising temperatures can also mean rising energy bills for many Georgia residents. If you’re worried about summertime energy costs, consider these tips to keep cool without draining your bank account this year. Seal air leaks. You can use caulk, spray foam and weather stripping to seal up cracks and leaks around windows, doors, vents and other areas. This will help you keep cool air inside your home where it belongs. And when winter comes again, it will also help you […]