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Oct 18

A Brief Introduction to Air Source Heat Pumps

What is an air source heat pump? Air source heat pumps are installed outside. In basic terms, they work by absorbing heat from the outside air and transferring it into heat. This hot water can then be utilised to heat hot water, which can in turn be used directly or within wet central heating systems. …

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May 22

How to Reduce Energy Costs on Your Pool Using Green Technology

There really is no better way to spend the hot summer months than splashing around in your very own backyard pool. There’s no need to pay for a club membership or spend time driving to the nearest community pool. With your own pool, you simply step out of the door and dive in anytime you …

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Jun 09

The Advantages That Come With Using Radiant Home Heat

The last thing that any small homeowner wants to do is to be cold during the winter months. In order to avoid being cold, a homeowner will need to make sure that they have the best possible heating methods in place. Finding the right heating methods will take a bit of time and research on …

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Jan 28

Do You Have a Bed Bug Infestation?

Although unpleasant to talk about, bed bug infestations are on the rise. Increased international travel, bug resistance to pesticides and bans on the most dangerous pesticides are all factors to this ever growing concern. With this in mind, it’s important to know what bed bugs are, signs of infestation and when to call a bed …

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Jan 21

Save Energy By Using Less Hot Water

Did you know that heating hot water for showers and baths accounts for about ten percent of the average energy bill? By reducing the amount of hot water you use, you can have a significant impact on your energy use. Of course, when you use less energy, your bills will go down and you will …

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Jun 12

7 Tips to Cooking Green

When summer comes around I always think of hot days and outdoor grilling. However I think we do not stay as green as we would like when we cook. Cooking and preparing food can take up a big chunk of our garbage and electricity bill. Here are a few ways to cook and stay green …

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May 09

Infographic: Ductless Air Conditioning

Ductless Air Conditioning

If you’re anything like me, then it’s likely that you’ll always be on the look out for new and innovative ways to positively help the environment. But aside from separating the plastics from the cardboard in your trash, there are other ways that you can substantially help to benefit our planet for the long-term –  …

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Dec 17

How Geothermal Energy Works

Environmental concerns are all the rage right now, but that statement is a very, very positive one indeed. Over the course of the last several years, it’s come to the world’s attention that we need to be taking better care of the planet. Modern society is a wonderful thing, but it’s not really a machine …

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Oct 23

Five Ways to Make Your Home Winter Weather Friendly

Winter is coming; is your home ready? If you haven’t winterized your home yet, you better get started. Making sure that your home is ready for the winter will ensure that your utility bills won’t skyrocket and your family will be toasty and safe. Here are five ways to make sure that your home is …

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Sep 14

Renovate Your Maintenance System & Cut Short Your Unexpected Emergencies

They are some basic things that must be given importance for leading a daily routine life, which include cooling system, heating, and plumbing works. In this busy scenario of our living lifestyle it is very difficult for one to concentrate on the minor issues, but generally these minor issues when not considered in time makes …

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Sep 11

Heat Your Floors with Solar Power

Electric radiant floor heat is quickly becoming a popular feature in newer homes, not only because of its energy efficiency but also because of its ability to keep people warm at lower temperatures than conventional heating systems. The radiant heat is distributed evenly across the surface of the floor and radiates upward, enveloping the inhabitants …

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Jul 26

Can Your Car Take the Heat?

Summer arrived this year with a vengeance and it seems like all we can do to keep cool while dodging from building to air conditioned building. But one thing most of us don’t consider during these dog days is how our cars are handling the heat. While they may be running fine for now, chances …

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