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Know Your Home Insulating Options: Cellulose Vs. Fiberglass

Greater Sacramento homeowners have multiple insulating options. The best type of insulation for a job generally depends on the location in your home and the condition of existing insulation. Cellulose and fiberglass

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Showerheads With The WaterSense Label: They Just Make Sense

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, showers are responsible for more than 15 percent of a family’s water usage. That equates to about 30 gallons a day. In a

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Telltale Signs Your Air Ducts Need Some TLC

Your utility bills are rising, and you can’t understand why. Rising energy bills can have a number of causes, from something as simple as a furnace filter that needs to

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Boost Furnace Efficiency With Ceiling Fans

Many homes throughout the greater Sacramento area have ceiling fans installed. The air movement they create in the heat of summer makes occupants feel much cooler. With fans, less air

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Your Home Zoning System: Getting The Design Right

Think that a zoning system sounds like a good idea for your greater Sacramento area home? It can be, but only if you get the design right.

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High Home Energy Bills? Worried About Blackouts? Lower Your Energy Consumption

As temperatures soar, so does your home’s power consumption. And when you’re consuming more power, it’s likely that your neighbors are too — increasing the risk of a community-wide brownout

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Is Tankless Water Heating Right For Your Home And Family?

Heating water to take showers and wash dishes and clothes accounts for a big chunk of most homeowners’ utility bills — 25 to 30 percent. You might live with that

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Vacationing? Don’t Leave Without Tending To These Home Maintenance Essentials

You’ve packed your things and taken out the trash. You’re ready to leave on your summer vacation. Or are you? Did you know that your major appliances, including your HVAC

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Geothermal Heating And Cooling: Does Your Site Fit The Bill?

Geothermal heating and cooling is a high efficiency way to keep your home comfortable year-round.

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5 Tips To Improve Home Energy Efficiency In Every Season

Home energy efficiency is achieved one step at a time. Some of those steps — such as upgrading to a high-efficiency heating and cooling system — are big ones. But

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