Energy-Saving Solutions Fredonia NY

Consumer in Fredonia 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.

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Don Lane
Lane TV & Satellite

716-962-9401
6073 - 6081 Route 380
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Bernett Lester
(716) 672-7103
19 Bernett Dr
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F E Home Improvement Inc
(914) 941-8191
70 Croton Ave Ofc
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Personal Touch Remodeling Corp
(516) 352-7988
1986 Hoffman Ave
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(516) 596-7368
1242 Waverly St
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Sears Home Services
(888) 867-5309
3725 E MAIN - RTE 20
Fredonia, NY
Cope Builders
(716) 679-1505
3335 S Roberts Rd
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Pro Home Repair
(716) 672-7662
31 E Main St
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Mercedes Home Improvements
(631) 821-0111

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Gironda Construction Corp
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21 Bunny Ln
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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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