A picture of a hand being placed up to an open air vent in a house with gaps between the drywall and the air vent, letting hot attic hot air leaking into the house.
Renewable & Efficiency Technology

Does Air Duct Sealing Work? (With Project Cost Estimates)

Air duct sealing is one surefire way to decrease your monthly energy bill and increase your home’s energy efficiency. Whether you choose to perform the inspection and air sealing yourself or hire a professional, the energy savings will far outweigh the upfront costs of the project.

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A picture of a man using caulk to seal the gaps around an electrical outlet with the cover off. This helps for energy efficiency by air sealing your home.
Renewable & Efficiency Technology

What is Air Sealing a Home? (And Why It’s So Effective)

Do you have a drafty or uncomfortable house? Or maybe your electric bills just seem higher than they should be. Or maybe the different floors of your home have a significant temperature difference? Homes that are not air sealed might be all of the above, and cause other issues to boot.

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A picture of two solar panels together with light snow covering them. Written in the snow is "clean me", indicating the need to brush off the snow.
Homeownership

Solar Panels In Winter and Cold Climates: Do They Work?

I’m sure you’ve seen on TV or online that solar panels are the new green energy source for your home. You can use them to power your house, heat water, and even generate electricity! But do they actually work in winter and cold climates? The answer might surprise you.

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