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5 Steps to Assess Your Home's Energy Efficiency

Take a weekend to make the most of your wallet and home.

10 Simple Steps for Indoor Winterization

Give your home the special treatment for winter.

Weatherization Tips for a More Energy Efficient Home

First, test your home for air tightness. On a windy day, hold a lit incense stick next to your windows,

House Wrap

The house wrap is an important feature of all houses because it allows moisture to pass through but not

Getting a Professional Home Energy Audit

A professional home audit will usually begin with a series of questions about energy use.

Can You Insulate Your Home Yourself?

That depends upon the structural design of your house.

Answers to Home Heating and Sealing Questions

Q. What can I put on the windows to keep the heat in the room for the winter?

Affordable Tips to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Check our low or no-cost tactics to cut your utility bills.

A Simple Audit of Your Home's Energy Efficiency

Worried about spending a fortune on an energy audit? Don't.

Energy Costs and a DoItYourself Audit

Did you know that the typical U.S. family spends more than $1,600 a year on home utility bills?

Electric Efficiency in Washers and Dryers

Appliances eat up electricity. Put them on a diet.

How to Get Energy Audit Certification

Getting an energy audit certification may be an ambition for a private homeowner.

How to Save Electricity Around the House

Most people are pondering how to reduce electricity costs.

Detecting Air Leakage in Your Home

In most homes, even some of the newer ones, you're almost certain to find some air leakage.

Getting Your Garage Door Seal Ready for Winter

Getting your garage door seal ready for winter can be as easy as making a snowball.

How to Shape Steel Studs Around Irregular Corners

Shaping steel studs can be a difficult task, especially when it comes to those irregular corners.