Energy-Saving Solutions Kingston NY

Consumer in Kingston 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

Contract Design Associates, Inc.
(845) 255-6471
229 North Putt Corners Road
New Paltz, NY
Energy Appreciators
(845) 883-0917
1914 Rt 44/55
Modena, NY
In Living Color
(845) 255-4804
4 Maplebrook Lane
New Paltz, NY
Jim Serra
Jim Serra Heating & Cooling, LLC

845-897-4553
392 Masten Rd
Pleasant Valley, NY
Michael
Mountainside Home Inspections

845-688-7831
552 route 214
Chichester, NY
John Conklin Construction, LLC
(845) 255-0134
116 Yankee Folly Road
New Paltz, NY
Ash-N-Oak Home Improvements
(845) 750-5330
19 Hummel Road
New Paltz, NY
HeritageLaceOutlet.com
(845) 795-2929
43 Baileys Gap Road
Highland, NY
Energy Saving Solutions of the Hudson Valley, Inc
(845) 331-3025
85 Grand Street, Suite 992
Kingston, NY
Clyde Miller
North Park Woodcraft Ltd.

845-229-2189
1577 Route 9G
Hyde Park, 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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