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energy efficiency

  • Quick Ways To Lower Energy Costs

    Happy Earth Day! Although when I was younger, we had a saying — “Every day is Earth day.” Kinda true, right? We talk a lot about going green here at C&H…

  • Want An Easy Way To Go Green? Try A Boost Box!

    There’s no denying it–going green is all the rage these days. But when it comes to making your home an environmentally friendly, energy efficient machine, it can be tough to know…

  • Unexpected Ways To Lower Your Energy Costs

    You probably know all of the common ways to reduce your energy consumption: regularly check for water leaks, keep lights off when not in use, don’t leave unused appliances plugged in,…

  • How An Energy Audit Can Save You Big Bucks

    We’ve talked about energy audits before here at C&H–they’re a great option if you want to gauge your home’s energy efficiency. Audits also provide an ideal starting point if you’re planning…

  • Quick Tip? Install A Furnace Filter Whistle

    That’s right — now, your furnace can whistle while it works! Or, rather, doesn’t work, as the furnace filter whistle emits noise when your furnace filter is 50 percent clogged. Knowing…

  • The Most Common Green Home Project In 2010

    This year’s most popular environmentally friendly project? Window replacements, according to a study published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials. The study surveyed service professionals in the top…

  • Should You Make The Switch To Radiant Heating?

    The majority of homeowners use a forced-air system to provide heating and cooling. Yet more and more are turning to radiant heat for several reasons, including its superior heating power, energy…