Energy-Saving Solutions Pittsford NY

Consumer in Pittsford 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.

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Green Living™ Technologies (GLT)
800-631-8001
1151 Titus Avenue
Rochester, NY
A Helping Hand Small Home Improvements
(585) 426-1949
2681 Chili Ave
Rochester, NY
Build Right Home Improvements
(585) 258-1996
1765 Mount Read Blvd
Rochester, NY
David Neale
E-Vanhee

585-266-1382
700 Hollenbeck Street
Rochester, NY
Charles Young
Doors Plus More

315-986-2002
4077 Walworth-Ontario Rd
Walworth, NY
Marsh Insulation & Airseal
(585) 794-1491
7372 Furnace RD
ontario, NY
Best Quality Home Remodeling
(585) 266-3020
179 Mitchell St
Rochester, NY
Accurate Remodeling & Design Inc
(585) 334-8620
75 Bright Oaks Dr
Rochester, NY
Customer First Remodeling
(585) 334-2450
56 Commerce Dr
Rochester, NY
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585-889-5663
3 wethersfield rd
rochester, 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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