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Energy Auditing Tools of the Trade: Blower Door Fans

We’re big fans Energy auditors use a lot of interesting equipment to inspect your home, from something as common as a ladder to something as complicated as a manometer. In this blog series, we’ll cover a new tool each month and break down how we use it and what it can tell us about your home’s energy efficiency.  For our first post, we’re learning about the biggest piece of equipment we bring into your home

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Give Me Some Credit!

Owning a home is a journey beyond the initial purchase; unexpected expenses can pop up like daisies in the spring. Investing in energy efficiency can reduce those costs, but not without their own price tag up front. So what’s a homeowner to do? This dilemma has not gone unnoticed, and with energy demands always on the rise, the US government decided enough was enough. August 2022 saw the introduction of the Inflation Reduction Act, an

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2023: New Year, New Energy

23 Energy Tips for 2023 In the blink of an eye, 2022 has come and gone. With the new year upon us, it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s Resolutions for 2023. Have you been thinking about approaching energy efficiency and sustainability from a new angle? Add one or two of these resolutions to your own list this year! Make One Change: Sustainability and energy efficiency is a lifestyle, and with each new habit,

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cleaning a gutter

Get Your Mind in the Gutter

How gutters affect your home’s energy efficiency     With the arrival of autumn comes the pleasures of all things fall: cooler weather, changing leaves, and pumpkin spice lattes. However, leaves are not solely an issue for those with yards- every home should keep an eye on their gutters- not just what’s inside them, but the gutters themselves.      Besides seasonal cleanouts when the leaves start falling, gutters are an oft forgotten part of one’s home.

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