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http://www.energyhomepros.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/shutterstock_263493143.jpgSpring is officially here! And, San Antonio homeowners are scrambling to get their homes ready for the upcoming heat of the summer. As the spring sets in, changes in weather will also lead to changes in the way you live your daily life. Now that it’s warming up a bit, and getting dark later, /...
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http://www.energyhomepros.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/open-fully.jpgIt’s springtime, Homeowner! Time to get out and enjoy the sunshine and blue skies, even the spring rain and blooming flowers. That means spending more time in your yard and specifically, on your patio. Apollo open roof systems are the perfect choice for creating an outdoor sanctuary you can enjoy from sunu /...
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http://www.energyhomepros.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/shutterstock_354990425.jpgYour home uses electricity every day to generate hot water, run the A/C, use the stove and charge up your cell phone and laptop. Most modern gadgets rely entirely on energy to function. At the same time, your home also loses energy each day, which drives up the cost of your electric bill. How to /...
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Home builders have been creating larger and larger homes over the past couple of decades. The number of home appliances have doubled, and homes now have to provide power for rechargeable devices, entertainment, and computer systems. This has caused the amount of energy used by homes to skyrocket, making energy efficiency harder to achieve. But, there are things you can do to /...
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Believe it or not, things are constantly changing with windows. As more people go green, new advancements in green technology continue to develop for windows. You will notice more options of colors for frames, design, and glazing. Plain, naked windows are not in style like they used to be. In 2017 more windows will be dressed with blinds and drapery. We suggest jumping on th /...
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Want to save some money on your energy bill? Here are 11 money-saving facts that you may not know. Lighting is both necessary and responsible for about 10 percent of your homes energy costs. One way to save as much as 75 percent on energy costs is by switching your incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. Not only do these save you money but they are also longer l /...
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Pretty much everyone would like to lower their energy bills, right? Some of us even want to lessen our impact on the environment. But unfortunately, it seems like a large task for many of our older homes, especially if you haven’t done it before. Luckily, improving the energy efficiency of your home doesn’t have to be complicated or too expensive. Let’s look at some of th /...
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Passive solar homes are all about taking advantage of their surrounding environment for maximum efficiency. It not only has solar panels to take care of heating or cooling that needs to take place in the home, but it also utilizes the climate and the immediate surroundings to increase the efficiency and lower the heating or cooling load, to begin with. But how do these designs /...
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Heating requirements change with the seasons. After people finish panicking about air conditioning raising their cooling costs, cold weather and rising costs to heat your home bring that level of anxiety up again. There are a variety of ways that you can prepare your home for the winter chill. Here are some ideas on how to conserve heat in your home and lower your heating bill. /...
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As people become more conscious of green ways to heat their home, an increasing number of environmentally and budget-friendly options have become available. If you are looking for ways to make your home more energy efficient, here are some things to consider. Space Heaters are NOT Your Friend Many people think that using a space heater is an energy efficient way to heat a /...
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