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[9 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 91 views]

Here’s an easy trap to fall into: You know your heating bills are high. So you’re sitting at home one chilly day with a warm coffee or tea, and you see a commercial for a local contracting company. Their message? High efficiency furnaces will end your misery! That’s right, call them for a no obligation quote on a new furnace and your heating bills will go down, you will be more comfortable, and your home will be safer.
It doesn’t have to be furnaces they’re selling either. Insulation services, building additions, …

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[9 Jan 2009 | One Comment | 134 views]

Let’s face it – any time is the right time when it comes to saving money!
You may think of utility savings in the colder winter months, when you see your first high heat or gas bill.
But the truth is, saving money on utilities, whether it is natural gas, electricity or water is a year round effort. In any given season, there is always something that can be done which will help your utility bill saving effort. Even if its just preparation work, the key to saving money on …

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[8 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 19 views]

Often times you will see something like “save 15% on your energy bill”. This promise is alluring because we think of 15% being quite a substantial savings. After all, 15% of $100 is $15. Would you like to save $15 or more on your energy bill next month?
Here’s the hidden problem – the 15% savings in your bill can not be easily proven or seen. Here’s the reason.
Savings like these usually refer to hypothetical savings, savings under perfect or ideal conditions, or savings over what you might have spent had …