Energy-Saving Solutions Brewster NY

Consumer in Brewster concern over energy may have eased a bit with the fall in oil prices late last year, but cutting back on energy consumption is still a big priority. The good news is that many home energy-saving strategies are really easy to pull off.

Local Companies

Justice Construction
(203) 885-9385
38 Padanaram Ave
Danbury, CT
Brian or Kathy McCulloch
New Milford Chimney Cleaning Company

860-354-6994
33 Rocky Mountain Road
Roxbury, CT
Valerie White
White Architects

203 445 0144
230 Hattertown Road
Monroe, CT
Wanderlei Machado
WLM Construction, LLC

(203) 994-3567
3 Ridge Side Rd
Danbury, CT
Dawn Papandrea-Khan
Surfaces with Paint

(845) 669-9093
PO Box 575
Mahopac, NY
BPC Green Builders
(203) 544-9708
P.O. Box 806
Georgetown, CT
William O'Boy
Excavation Services

203-943-4537
10 Pell Mell Drive
Bethel, CT
Jeffrey Molloy - Owner
Check Mark Services LLC

914-646-7141
Croton Lake Road
Mount Kisco, NY
Kate McPartland
KMB Interior Design

203.644.7903
9 Bethpage Drive
Bethel, CT
Rome Leite
The Right Color Painting Co.

203-648-6228
67 Long Meadow Hill Rd
Brookfield, CT
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Source: McClatchy/Tribune
Publication date: May 18, 2009

Consumer concern over energy may have eased a bit with the fall in oil prices late last year, but cutting back on energy consumption is still a big priority. The good news is that many home energy-saving strategies are really easy to pull off. What's more, the ones that are pricey and/or labor-intensive are typically the ones that pay off the most in the long haul _ and make you feel like a responsible citizen. A few ideas to get you going from Woman's Day Specials Remodeling & Makeovers:

Replace windows : If your windows put just one sheet of glass between you and the outside, you should replace them. Double-glazed windows typically feature a low-emissivity (low-E) coating, and the gap between the sheets of glass is filled with an insulating gas (usually argon). These windows mitigate heat loss in cold weather, and depending on the region of the country, they usher in or ward off the sun's heat. If you have a double-glazed window and you see condensation between the glass, it means the seal has broken and you should replace that window.

Check the seal: Exterior air leaks _ around windows, doors, ventilation fans, etc. _ can force heating and air conditioning systems to work harder, using more energy. A home-energy audit performed by a professional technician can spot these air leaks, along with areas of inadequate insulation. While tending to the exterior, homeowners should also inspect heating and cooling duc...

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