Energy-Saving Solutions Kings Park NY

Consumer in Kings Park 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

L.I.S. Custom Designs, Inc.
(516) 484-6262
100 Andrews Rd.
Hicksville, NY
A. Oliveri Siding & Remodeling
(631) 588-5032
250 Donald Blvd
Holbrook, NY
JOSE A FLORES
MANATUCK HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

631-466-6963
1732 MANATUCK BLVD.
Bay Shore, NY
Bob Bryce
Bryce McCalpin Palazzola Architects and Associates, inc

516-606-7500
5 Bay Avenue
Oyster Bay, NY
Connie Cooper
Connie Cooper Designs

203-256-9183
58 High Point Road
Westport, CT
Center for Green Building
(203) 382-0774
3380 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
AMRO Supply Inc. - Green Stuff Absorbents
(631) 419-1203
140-11 Keyland Ct.
Bohemia, NY
Craig Holman
Fabrum Builders

203 663-1331
10 Coachmans Ct
Norwalk, CT
Robert A Cardello, AIA
Robert A Cardello Architects

(203) 853-2524
97 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT
Gail
TEK Maintenance

516-785-2261
3300 Merrick Road
Wantagh, 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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