Energy-Saving Solutions Shirley NY

Consumer in Shirley 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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AMRO Supply Inc. - Green Stuff Absorbents
(631) 419-1203
140-11 Keyland Ct.
Bohemia, NY
Ron
Ultimate Decks

631-335-4354
PO Box 831
Westhampton, NY
Brian S. Barrett
Island Gutters, Inc

631-979-8866 516-922-0044
373 Nesconset Hwy Suite 226
Hauppauge, NY
Ira Einhorn
Immaculate Tree service Associates, Inc.

631-424-7303
8 Pinoak Lane
Saint James, NY
Bob
B & B Maintenance Services, Inc.

631-567-0631
77 Middlesex Avenue
Oakdale, NY
Maggie Wood Design
(631) 276-9633
P.O. Box 400
Jamesport, NY
A. Oliveri Siding & Remodeling
(631) 588-5032
250 Donald Blvd
Holbrook, NY
Craig Hopping
Craig D Hopping

(631) 325-8914
17 Lakeview Court P.O. Box 156
Eastport, NY
Daniel Steigerwald
Designscapes

631-475-0677
470 South Country Road
East Patchogue, NY
Traci Rivera
Traci's Permits

631-492-0927
P.O. Box 636
Moriches, 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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