Energy-Saving Solutions Oneonta NY

Consumer in Oneonta 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

Morley Ralph J Inc
(607) 432-3823
5 Lewis St
Oneonta, NY
Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse of Auburn
(315) 253-3410
6985 Grant Ave
Auburn, NY
Racwel Constr Inc
(914) 693-4448
122 E Sunnyside Ln
Irvington, NY
Jgk Construction
(631) 899-3910
3330 Noyac Rd
Sag Harbor, NY
Mike's Hammer
(607) 292-3023
14033 Keuka Village Rd
Hammondsport, NY
Sears Home Services
(888) 867-5309
61 S MAIN ST
Oneonta, NY
X L Home Improvements
(914) 271-3900
51 Charles St
Mineola, NY
Da2B Builders
(518) 747-6738
85 Elm St
Hudson Falls, NY
Borgo V Company
(631) 758-0245

Medford, NY
B P N American Home Improvements
(631) 821-6888

Shoreham, 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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