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Every month you can take part in an energy-efficient home improvement challenge. These challenges include seasonal topics to help you save on your energy bill all year long.
March challenge: Create your own smart home.
Lay a foundation for efficiency with smart home technology. Start with LED lighting you control from your phone or consider a smart thermostat for improved comfort and savings. Now that’s smart!
Learn more about the benefits of a smart home from Pete and Megan.
February challenge: Give your house a hug.
Love is in the air this month. It’s the perfect time to take our PowerHouse Challenge: Give your house a hug. To start, seal up those pesky air leaks around doors, windows and outlets. You may also consider installing insulation to keep your home comfy and toasty.
To warm the heart of your home even more, we have plenty of weatherization tips.
Power surges — cause and effect
Lightning strikes may trigger a power surge, but most are caused by conditions within your home.
Portable generators and space heaters
Installing a heating and cooling system
One of the biggest purchases a homeowner can make is to install a new furnace and air conditioner. Learn what you need to know when faced with this big decision.