Energy-Saving Solutions Oswego NY

Consumer in Oswego 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

Warehouse Access Mini
(315) 343-3090
64 W 9th
Oswego, NY
S K S Builders Inc
(845) 258-6616
PO Box 313
Pine Island, NY
Diversified Construction Systems Inc
(516) 741-1182
51 Charles St
Mineola, NY
Mr Ed's Outdoor Service
(716) 884-6890
393 14th St
Buffalo, NY
Thompson Ridge Contracting Inc
(845) 361-9159
127 Burlingham Rd
Pine Bush, NY
Lakeview Remodeling Inc.
315-342-3522
2329 Co. Rt. 7
Oswego, NY
Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse of Oswego
(315) 326-5030
445 State Route 104
Oswego, NY
C & M Construction
(516) 358-0147
7 Fallon Ave
Elmont, NY
Lettire Construction
(212) 598-1030
290 E 3rd St
New York, NY
Pinnacle Construction
(718) 595-1578
9034 Corona Ave
Elmhurst, 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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