Diane Chojnowski's Blog – February 2017 Archive (4)

Energy Savings Project: Insulating Your Water Heater Tank

Just like insulating your walls or roof, insulating your hot water tank is an easy and inexpensive way to improve energy efficiency and save you money each…


Added by Diane Chojnowski on February 27, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

Home Energy Audits

A home energy audit, also known as a home energy assessment, can help you understand the whole picture of your home's energy use. An audit can help you determine how much energy your home uses, where your home is losing energy, and which problem areas and fixes you should prioritize to make…


Added by Diane Chojnowski on February 20, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

Saving Energy in the Kitchen

ENERGY STAR<sup>&reg;</sup> Refrigerators Are Cool! ENERGY STAR-qualified refrigerators use 15% less energy than non-qualified models. Models with top-mounted freezers use 10%-25% less energy than side-by-side or bottom-mount units.

Added by Diane Chojnowski on February 13, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

Buy lumens - not watts


When you're shopping for lightbulbs, compare lumens to be sure you're getting the amount of light, or level of brightness, you want. The Lighting Facts Label will help. This new label will make it easy to compare bulb brightness, color, life, and estimated operating cost for the year.



Added by Diane Chojnowski on February 6, 2017 at 5:41am — No Comments

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