Energy Savings

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8 Ways Your Smart Home Can Save Energy

Energy costs are cutting more and more into household budgets, and families are beginning to look to smart home energy solutions to shrink their monthly utility bills. Smart home devices like thermostats and appliances are highly efficient because they can automatically adjust to changing energy needs. Plus, they can detect inefficiencies so electricity, water and…

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14 Energy Saving Tips to Boost Efficiency at Home

Why Save Energy? Homeowners are often looking for ways to save money and the environment, and one way to do this is by cutting down unnecessary energy use. By updating or changing the way you use your home appliances, you can increase your home’s efficiency, protect the environment, and save on your annual utility bills…

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5 Summer Home AC and Cooling Tips to Reduce Your Electric Bill

Learn how to maximize your home cooling efficiency for monthly electricity bill savings. Every homeowner has the experience of opening an electricity bill in the summer months and being shocked at the total. It seems each year you have to spend more and more to keep your home cool enough to live in. For many…

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Smarter Home – Energy Saving Tips

Choosing Enercare Smarter Home may help to lower your energy use. Track your energy usage, turn off devices and adjust your home’s temperature simply and easily through the Enercare Smarter Home Portal or mobile app.  Take it one step further and see what devices, appliances or electronics in your home are consuming the most energy using…

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5 Ways to Reduce Energy Use Outdoors

Lots of people talk about how to be efficient indoors. Here are tips to take that efficiency outdoors. 1. Plant a shade tree Block the sunlight from coming through the windows to reduce the energy needed to cool your home. 2. Use hand tools Conserve energy and benefit from exercise by replacing weed whackers with clippers,…

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Small Changes Add Up

Why make your home work harder than it needs to. Read these tips on how to improve your home’s efficiency just by making these simple changes. Making energy efficient home updates this summer can make a big difference on annual energy bills.  By performing five energy efficient upgrades around the house, such as sealing leaks…

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Make your home energy efficient in just 10 easy steps

There are many ways to boost the energy efficiency of your home, including replacing the furnace or dishwasher, cleaning air ducts, changing filters, installing a thermostat or switching to LED lights. Even if you think your home is energy-efficient, there are probably still a few areas where you could make some improvements and save some…

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Manual, Programmable or Smart Thermostats: Which is the Best for Your Home?

There are many types of thermostats available in the market, including manual dial-based, programmable thermostats, and smart thermostats, each providing different benefits. The thermostat is an integral part of the heating system, tasked with keeping the temperature in the house at a level set by the homeowner. The furnace will automatically turn off when this…