Energy-Saving Solutions Horseheads NY

Consumer in Horseheads 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

Furstoss Contracting
(607) 796-9734
63 Colonial Dr
Horseheads, NY
National Home Contracting Inc
(718) 225-4400
19535 39th Ave
Flushing, NY
Stork Home Improvements & General Contrctng Inc
(631) 673-1847
16 Lee St
Huntington, NY
Bj Home Improvement
(718) 523-3834
15918 Hillside Ave
Jamaica, NY
Ultra Craft Construction Corp Inc
(716) 877-9885
1366 Hertel Ave
Buffalo, NY
Sears Home Services
(888) 867-5309
3300 CHAMBERS RD
HORSEHEADS, NY
Brawdy Builders
(716) 549-2109
1524 Pontiac Rd
Angola, NY
Pettersen's Home Improvement
(607) 467-3866
824 State Route 41
Deposit, NY
Suburban Home Improvement
(518) 374-1179
79 Old Karner Rd
Albany, NY
Baco Home Bldrs Inc
(518) 462-1914
323 Central Ave
Albany, NY
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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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