January 15, 2014

Saving energy at home has always been the goal of everyone who pays the monthly electric bill. Saving energy at work, however, is not regularly considered by anyone but the company's chief financial officer. In considering your total carbon footprint these days, though, will require you to following the trail to work. Here are six ways people waste energy at work.

December 15, 2013

In these days of soaring energy costs, and concern about the planet's resources, there is no excuse for wasting energy -- yet most of us do so on a daily basis. We keep items turned on when they aren't being used, and let energy out where it does no good. If we can learn the common ways people waste energy in a residential house, we may find ideas for reducing our wastage.

Keeping Clean

December 5, 2013

When a homeowner understands the energy benefits from attic insulation, it is the first step in ensuring the home has what it needs. Adequate attic insulation is an important factor in keeping an HVAC unit from having to work harder to maintain appropriate temperatures in a home. With improved energy efficiency, the residents improve their comfort while reducing utility bills.

How it Works

October 16, 2013


The combination of a blower door and the tools to seal leaks in your house is one of the proven ways to cut down on costly air leakage.
October 16, 2013


The annual chart from DOE/Lawrence Berkeley on where energy comes from and goes.
May 16, 2013


This advertisement from Allstate demonstrates the importance of water heater safety in the home.

Is Allstate now promoting Home Performance? 

Well, not exactly, but this TV ad nonetheless demonstrates the importance of water heater safety and regularly checking your home's combustion equipment:

February 12, 2012

Halloween is fast approaching, and today, as we continue in our quest to seek and destroy all the vampires in the house, we move on to the kitchen.

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Testimonials

  • Janice had 20 ppm ambient in the home - 3008 ppm CO emissions to the outside - "The energy audit probably saved my life! Xcel red tagged my water heater and I immediately had a new one installed." My auditor Jeremy was a really nice guy who followed up multiple times after my audit to make sure... Read More

    Janice Denver, CO

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