Programmable thermostats are an easy way to reduce energy consumption! There is one catch. They need to be programmed for your lifestyle. Reducing the temperature setting in the winter and increasing it during the summer when you are not home or sleeping can reduce the amount of energy you use. O ... Continue reading

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If you are concerned with energy efficiency look no further than your TV set-up.  If you have a HDTV with DVR it may cost you more than to run your refrigerator! Check out this article in the NY Times for more details. Continue reading

By Rod Sims| 1 Comment | Appliances, Tips