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Kids Back in School? Reap the Benefits With These Energy Saving Tips

If you have kids running around the home during summer, it’s likely that your energy bills shot up a considerable amount. During the fall, when children return to their regular

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Money and Energy Saving Tips While You Relax on the Beach

Taking a summer break from Tucson is a smart idea during the summer heat. Whether you’re going to the mountains or the beach, consider your home energy use when you’re

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Water Heater Basics — Setting the Correct Temperature For Your Home

Did you know that you can save money and increase the working life of your water heater by simply readjusting its temperature? Most water heaters come set at 140 degrees Fahrenheit,

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Is Your A/C Full of Hot Air? A Refrigerant Charge May Cool It Off

Air conditioners rely on a self-contained supply of refrigerant gas to cool the air running out of the system and into your home. This gas should remain at a consistent

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Secure Your Home With This Pre-Departure Winter Vacation Checklist

Your bags are packed and you’ve made travel and hotel arrangement. You’re all ready for a fun-filled vacation, but is your home ready for you to leave it behind? Here’s

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Go Green This Winter With These Energy-Saving Tips

We’re fortunate to have a mild winter climate here in Tucson, but there are still things you can do to go “green” and save energy during the season. The following

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Get Ready for Your Furnace Inspection

Cooler fall temperatures are your signal that it’s time for a furnace inspection. Getting your furnace checked before you turn it on this winter can save money on your energy

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The Ceiling Fans in Your Tucson Home: Optimizing Both Comfort and Savings

The summer heat in Tucson is legendary, but easier to manage when you combine ceiling fans with your home’s cooling system. Although all fans make you feel cooler, those that

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Want To Cut Your Heating Bills This Winter? Here’s How

Tucson homeowners know that it can get cold during the winter months, which can lead to a spike in heating bills. But warming your home doesn’t have to cost you

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Ductless Mini Splits: Everything A Heat Pump Offers, And Then Some

Although you may never have heard of them, ductless mini-splits heat-pump systems are becoming more and more popular with greater Tucson-area homeowners. If you need to install air conditioning in

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