Buyer Beware:Tread carefully when an A/C emergency strikes

Shopping for Space Heaters

Space heaters don’t necessarily cut it here in the Northeast, especially during the bone-aching cold this winter. But in warmer climes, such as California and Florida, the nights can get surprisingly cool in winter and a space heater is an ideal solution. Los...
Buyer Beware:Tread carefully when an A/C emergency strikes

Super-Efficient Space Heater

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating a single room with a space heater is sometimes much more efficient than heating an entire home with a gas furnace. And this makes even more sense if you use an Eco-heater, a unit that runs more than three times more...
Buyer Beware:Tread carefully when an A/C emergency strikes

Find Heat Leaks

Drafts in your home cost you money, and plugging those leaks can save up to 20 percent on heating and cooling costs. Finding leaks and cracks used to require the help of a professional but now with Black & Decker’s new Thermal Leak Detector you can do it...
Buyer Beware:Tread carefully when an A/C emergency strikes

Passive Houses

Imagine a home so efficient it didn’t need a furnace. Sound impossible? It’s a revolution taking place now in Germany, not a land particularly known for its warm climate. These so-called “passive houses” are designed to be so airtight they get...
4 Tips to Keep Your Home Warm this Winter

4 Tips to Keep Your Home Warm this Winter

The Home Depot has shared these tips for keeping your home warm this winter while saving money. 1. Regularly maintain your furnace and water heater. Regular maintenance on your furnace and water heater will increase energy efficiency in your home. By combining proper...