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Five Energy Efficiency Myths Colorado Homeowners Should Know

The amount of available information about energy efficiency can become confusing. Should we be accepting everything that we hear about becoming more energy efficient as true? Or should we approach what we hear and see with a certain amount of skepticism until we can verify it?

It doesn’t appear to be that people are intentionally circulating inaccurate information about how to be more energy efficient. Some of the information that you find may be just a little misguided. We are going to clear up some of your questions today be debunking five of the most common myths about energy efficiency.

1) Running a Fan in an Empty Room Helps Cool the Room or the House

CO Home Energy Savings Solutions for the End of Summer

People living near a desert area in Colorado are probably already aware of the unpredictable nature of incredibly hot days followed by really cool ones. You can have a day that gets in the sweltering high 90’s, followed by an evening that gets down into the 60’s. If you aren’t careful with your AC and how you are using it, you can end up losing money during the summer and at the end of the summer in Colorado. So what can you start doing to save money, conserve energy and still keep your house cool? Consider some simple and effective tips and tricks so that you can save money, save energy, and stay cool in Colorado, at the end of the summer season.

Get the Facts about Infrared Diagnostic Testing in CO

Living in a more energy-efficient home comes with a number of benefits: you become more environmentally friendly, you save money on energy bills and you notice improved comfort in your home.

Energy Efficiency Questions to Ask the Landlord of Your CO Home

In your search for a new home, there are endless factors to keep in mind. Consider total budget, rental costs, pet agreements, moving options, commute to work, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, square footage, and the list goes on. As you check off these boxes, you become closer to closing the gap between you and your ideal living space. However, one important factor that is often overlooked by potential tenants and landlords alike is the energy efficiency of a Colorado home. Energy efficiency questions help you determine future costs.

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How Air Conditioning Can Waste Energy & Saving Money in the CO Heat

If you live in Colorado, you know how you depend on your air conditioner in summer heat that can rise to 90 plus degrees Fahrenheit. Sometimes, it feels so hot that you don’t want to leave the coolness of your home. That’s why it’s so important to keep your air conditioner or central air in tip-top shape, as well as making sure it’s energy efficient. Running an air conditioner consumes a lot of energy and non-efficient units waste energy. Following a few energy-saving tips can save you money while keeping cool at the same time.

Steps to Make Your Air Conditioner More Efficiently

Spark Change: The IECC and Why It Matters in Colorado

Energy conservation is everyone’s personal responsibility. Whether it is a single family home or an entire community, everyone contributes to power consumption and conservation by the choices they make every day. Energy prices continue to rise and existing fossil fuel resources continue to dwindle.

As such, the world as a whole must change how energy conservation is established and maintained to ensure a brighter future for the generations that will come after us. When engineers and architects design new homes and buildings, energy conservation should come first and foremost in any design considerations.

Lighting Consultants Can Help CO Homes and Businesses Save Energy

Every time you flip your light switch in your home, you’re contributing to your energy consumption and ultimately your energy bill. Maybe you think that there really isn’t anything that you can do other than sit in the darkness or let all of your employees leave work right before the sun goes down. The truth is that there are some other ways that you can reduce the amount of energy that you use when you flip that light switch. Lighting consultants can help you to find ways for you to save energy when it comes to your Colorado home or business lighting so you can trim your energy bills.

Real Impact of Lighting Your Home

What Makes CO Energy Efficient Appliances Green and Why It Matters

Energy-efficient appliances seem to be a buzzword in home renovation and appliance shopping. But what exactly makes an appliance energy efficient? Knowing how to interpret the claims of energy-efficient appliances and deciding which ones will save you energy help you to recoup some savings on your energy bills. Today, we’re going to look at what makes an appliance energy efficient and how you can incorporate more energy savings in your Colorado home.

What makes an appliance efficient?

Spring and Summer Tips for Energy Efficient Homes in Colorado

Spring is in the air and it’s a great time for spring cleaning! Not only does that involve cleaning your house and yard, but also involves getting your home ready for the coming warmer months. This is a great time of year to evaluate your energy usage as well since using the air conditioner causes your electric bills to rise. There are also areas of your house that you may not realize are wasting energy. Examine how to make your home more energy efficient this spring and summer.

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Air Seal Your Colorado Home to Save Energy and Money

Energy costs money, especially when heating and cooling your home. Do you know that you could be losing money due to unnecessarily high energy bills? There are many factors surrounding how you spend money on energy for your home. If a home is not properly air sealed, unwanted air leaking occurs which causes damage to your wallet, your home, and your family. Air leaks allow heat and cool air to leak in and out of areas of your home. We can fix these microscopic holes throughout your structure with our air sealing services. First, we will help you understand this common issue, and then provide solutions to defend and guard your home.