Solar Power is a great idea, right? By now you may have expected to see solar panels installed on most homes and businesses. In this technological age where people use smartphones as pocket sized computers, why do many seem to have issues with solar power? Continue reading
For most homeowners, electric bills increase in the summer because of air conditioner use. While consumers can save money year-round by taking simple steps to use energy more wisely, doing so in the summer can make an even bigger difference on electric bills. Continue reading
Lights are an important item in your home. Making sure that every room has appropriate lighting can be a daunting task! Some homeowners are choosing dimmer switches for flexibility and benefits. What is a dimmer switch? How do dimmer switches work? What are the benefits for your home? Below we have provided a list of benefits. Continue reading
Did you know that you can make your home feel warmer without turning up the heat this winter? With a few winterization tips, you’ll save energy without spending more money. Continue reading
When it comes time to replace a home heating system, many homeowners wonder whether an electric furnace or a gas furnace is the better option. Furnaces come in both electric and natural gas fired options, and other options for electrical heating as well. This comparison of the benefits of each type of heating system will help guide homeowners in making an informed decision that suits needs for comfort, energy efficiency, and the family budget. Continue reading
The weather in Missouri is unpredictable, so before the weather grows colder it’s important to prepare with home maintenance for the winter months to prevent costly damage. Below are homeowner tips to consider.
We are entering the “dog days” of summer here in southwest Missouri. Those of us who live here know that means hot, humid and sticky air as soon as you open your front door. Most of us take refuge inside a cool refreshing environment with air conditioning. In order to optimize your air conditioner’s efficiency, let’s discuss some things you can do to help out.
There are many complicated explanations about fluorescent lighting on the web. You would have to be fluent in chemistry, electricity and physics in order to understand some of these definitions. Let’s try to explain things in simple terms by focusing on the question: What are fluorescent light bulbs?
Ceiling fans…Maybe they have never crossed your mind. But if you are remodeling your home or building a new one, ceiling fans are an important item to consider since they contribute to an energy efficient home. Ceiling fans can help reduce electric bills year round. Continue reading