Energy Efficient Homes

An energy-efficient home saves our planet and saves your money - a win-win for everyone!


What Makes Your Home Energy Efficient?

The house is a system. You save cash and further develop performance when you go to cost-effective lengths that lessen building loads, and afterward install systems and appliances that are the right size to meet the reduced loads. As a rule, oversizing deteriorates performance and increases costs.

The best technique for further improving household energy efficiency is to initially focus on your home's envelope—walls, attic, windows and entryways. Then, at that point, further develop the energy efficiency of systems, like heating, cooling, lighting and appliances. Also, consider clean energy generation, for example, solar or geothermal.

How Can I Make My Home More Energy Efficient?

-Make sure your walls and attic are well insulated

-Upgrade or replace windows

-Plant shade trees and shrubs around your house

-Replace an older furnace with a high-efficiency system

-Improve the efficiency of your hot water system

-Replace incandescent lightbulbs with compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)

-Take advantage of new tax incentives to improve your home

-Schedule an energy audit for more expert advice on your home as a whole


Insulation is the main framework to get right for reducing your energy bills - - it ought to be figured in before you even purchase energy-effective machines or work on your heating and cooling systems. Appropriate insulation decreases the heat streaming all through homes.

So why should you improve the insulation in your home?

  • It increases the comfort of your home
  • Lower energy costs
  • There are eco-friendly insulation options


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Moisture Management

Controlling moisture can make your home more energy-efficient, less expensive to heat and cool, more comfortable, and prevent mold development. Before you settle on a moisture control system, it helps with understanding that dampness or water vapor moves all through a home in an assortment of ways including:

  • With air movement
  • By diffusion through materials
  • By heat transfer
  • Creating moisture within the home (cooking, showering, etc.)

By taking advantage of local climate and site conditions, designers can regularly consolidate passive solar heating and cooling and energy-efficient landscaping strategies. The purpose is to diminish home energy use as cost-effectively as could be expected, and afterward meet the decreased load with on-site renewable energy systems.

Benefits of Duct Sealing

A duct system that is very much planned and appropriately sealed can make your home more comfortable, energy efficient, and more secure.

Some benefits include:

  • Comfort: Sealing and insulating ducts can help with common comfort problems, such as rooms that are too hot in the summer or too cold in the winter.
  • Indoor Air Quality: Reduces the risk of pollutants entering ducts and circulating through your home.
  • Safety: If not properly maintained, heating and cooling system may cause “backdrafting,” where these gases are drawn back into the living space.
  • Save Money: Increases efficiency, lowers your energy bills, and can often pay for itself in energy savings.
  • Protect the Environment: By sealing your ducts and reducing the amount of energy necessary to comfortably heat or cool your home, you can reduce the amount of air pollution generated.

There are various choices for upgrading the energy efficiency of your windows. Windows can be fixed by servicing equipment, for example, latches, cranks and locks or retrofitted with caulking and weather-stripping or adding coating and storm windows.

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Tend To Your Furnace

New high-efficiency furnaces utilize minimal measure of energy, however older models can likewise be made more efficient. Yearly maintenance by a professional is the initial step. That will include cleaning the parts you can't see or reach and ensuring it isn't working harder than it needs to. As far as it matters for you, replacing filters at regular intervals more in case you've done remodels or have pets guarantees air moves effectively into the unit and furthermore draws out your furnace's life.

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Watch the Chargers

Chargers that are plugged in draw power even when no device is attached. Once your phones, tablets or other devices are fully charged, unplug it, it keeps drawing energy if you don’t!