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Cut Your Energy Bill By Following These 7 Methods

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Winter is here, and for many homeowners, that means switching from air conditioning to furnace for the rest of the cold season. But it could also mean a sharp change in your heating bills…for the worse. Has your home suffered high energy bills the past few winters? Want to stay comfortable without having to break

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Optimizing Your Energy/HVAC In Your Home

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Saving energy means saving money in your Northern California home. Especially in winter, energy efficiency is crucial to your home. The more energy you save, the more you’re money you’ll save throughout the year. If you know how to optimize your energy usage and HVAC system in your home, you can save money on your

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How to Lower Energy Bills This Winter

Winter Home - 7 Ways to Lower Energy Bills This Winter

How can you stay warm and comfortable while saving money on your energy bills this winter? Here are 7 ways to make sure your castle is cozy and energy-efficient all winter long. Lower the thermostat thermostat Install a programmable thermostat for maximum HVAC savings. Remember though, you’ll need to program it. Check your owner’s manual

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8 Hacks for the Home to Save Money and Energy

8 Hacks for the Home to Save Money and Energy

It’s important to take a look at your home and property to get it ready for the upcoming seasonal changes. Some things need to be done monthly, others quarterly and biannually, and some annually. Many are best done during the beginning of a season change, but they are all designed to keep your home operating

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9 Alternative Ways to Cool Your Home

9 Alternative Ways to Cool Your Home

Did you know that heating and air conditioning accounts for about half of your home’s total energy bill? While smart thermostat programming and regular tune-ups can significantly lower your air conditioning costs, another big way to cut cooling costs is by giving your air conditioner a break. If it’s not that hot out, consider leaving the

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How to Keep Air Conditioning Costs Down

How to Keep Air Conditioning Costs Down

Summer will be here before you know it and electricity rates are continuing to climb. Quite frankly, we are also very concerned about rising energy bills. While there are energy-efficient A/C systems that homeowners can invest in to cut down on cooling costs, let’s admit it—not everyone can upgrade to the latest cooling technology. HVAC

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How to Read a Gas Meter | Save Money On Energy Bills

How to Read Gas Meter - Service Champions California

Did you know that your utility company can bill you based on estimated gas usage? If you ever receive an exorbitantly high energy bill, you may just want to double-check the numbers. Estimated gas bills often lead to much higher gas bills. For instance, if your gas meter is difficult to access or you have

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8 Ideas for a Warm & Cozy Winter | Heat Up the Holidays

Heat Up the Holidays - 8 Ideas for a Warm and Cozy Winter

Cuddling up to watch your favorite Christmas and holiday movies is one of the best ways to stay warm and combat the winter blues. But it’s not the only way. If you’re looking for some budget-friendly ways to stay warm and cozy this winter, you’ve come to the right place. You may also find some

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5 Home Heating Mistakes | How NOT to Heat Your Home

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Heating your home is your largest energy expense, “making up about 42% of your utility bill” (U.S. Dept. of Energy). Unfortunately, the same heating mistakes get made over and over again. While there are many things you can do to restore heat and improve the energy efficiency of your heating system, there are also a

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