Energy-Saving Solutions Peekskill NY

Consumer in Peekskill 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

Metro NY Insulation, LLC
(845) 445-8255
60 Commerce Street Suite M
Spring Valley, NY
Jeffrey Molloy - Owner
Check Mark Services LLC

914-646-7141
Croton Lake Road
Mount Kisco, NY
Ross Goldsmith
Portasoft of Rockland and Bergen

201-666-0505
261 Bardonia Road
Bardonia, NY
Don
Millennium Wall Systems

914-382-1493
145 Barger Street
Putnam Valley, NY
Dennis Flynn
D&D Turfworks

914 962 1871
28 Moseman Ave
Katonah, NY
American Pride Painting
(845) 216-2290
Serving NY, NJ and beyond
Chester, NY
Percy Kwong
Trinity Contracting

212-937-6388
338 Buena Vista Rd.
New York City, NY
Daniel Koplowitz
Preservation Design Group

914.274.2300
572 Route 303
Blauvelt, NY
Andrew Gallina
A & J Reliable

845-356-3886
39 South Central Ave
Spring Valley, NY
Dawn Papandrea-Khan
Surfaces with Paint

(845) 669-9093
PO Box 575
Mahopac, 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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