Why You Should Insulate Your Pipes

Insulating Pipes is one of the cheapest and easiest solutions to cutting your energy bill and saving you money, quickly. Proper insulation not only helps you save on your hot water bill each month, it also protects your pipes from freezing and breaking during cold snaps in the winter, which often result in messy and…




Energy Efficient Lighting in Chicago

Ever wonder what the name of those little spiral-shaped bulbs was? Commonly known as incandescent bulbs, compact fluorescents (or CFLs) use less than a third of the energy required by standard light bulbs. If every U.S. household replaced just one regular bulb with a CFL, the amount of energy saved could light 2.5 million homes…




Low-Flow Water Fixtures

Remember when people laughed at the idea of turning off the water while we brushed our teeth? Today the practice is so common, it seems second nature to most of us. Saving water and using it more efficiently is easier today than it’s ever been, thanks to a wide variety of appliances and Low-Flow Water…




Energy Efficient Heating and Cooling in Chicago

According to the Department of Energy, homeowners today shell out somewhere between 50-70% of their energy bills on heating and cooling their houses. As the price of fuel and electricity has gone up in recent years, it makes sense that many homeowners are interested in finding ways to slash their heating and cooling bills, as…




Can Plastic Window Insulation Save You Money?

While newer, energy efficient windows are better insulated for improved energy savings, many older models allow hundreds of dollars in heating and cooling costs to go out the window, literally, each year. A low-tech and affordable option for those looking to protect their homes without investing in replacement windows is to track down a window…




Advantages Of Caulking And Weatherstripping

Old and cracked caulk, worn weatherstripping and warped frames all result in drafts in your home. These simple air leaks can quickly zap your home’s energy efficiency by 5-30% each year. Ensuring all your windows, doorframes and exterior walls are properly sealed and maintained can save you hundreds of dollars a year, and make your…




Insulation For Your Chicago Attic

Repairing and replacing proper insulation is one of the best ways to save on energy costs for your home. Repairing, replacing or inserting proper insulation in your walls, attic and basements will immediately reduce your utility bills and make your home more comfortable, year round. Still not convinced? The federal government will currently reimburse you…




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