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A Guide to Improving Energy Efficiency in Commerical Buildings

An energy-saving checklist for commercial buildings Proud Green Building, June 21, 2017 Nearly one-fifth of all the energy consumed in the United States is used by commercial buildings. As necessary as it is for the machine of the American economy to keep running, however, a good portion of the energy used by those commercial buildings is


Does Shutting Furnace Vents Save Energy or Is It a Myth?

Living Smart: Does shutting furnace vents improve energy efficiency? The Charlotte Observer, November 19, 2015. Image credit: Georges Grondin Closing vents to a bedroom or bathroom that you’re not using seems like a sensible way to increase energy efficiency. With the door and vents shut, no heat should pump into the room, freeing your heating, ventilation

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How to Select the Right Commercial HVAC Equipment

Commercial HVAC: Right-Size and Save KAALTV, April 29, 2015. Image credit: By Morten Haagensen When you are planning the multi-million dollar construction or remodel of a commercial building, the cost of HVAC equipment is a relatively small part of your total budget. However, right sizing your firm’s heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning system will not only save you

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Simple Tips to Save Energy at Home

Simple Ways to Save Energy & Reduce Bills at Home Visually, June 21, 2014. Image credit: OpenClips We’re all looking for new ways to save money on our household bills, and also be more energy efficient at the same time. By making some simple changes to each of the rooms in your house, you can


Five Efficiency Tips To Kick Off Energy Awareness Month

Fall’s cooler temperatures are on their way, if you haven’t felt them already. And when you feel that first chill, your natural response is to reach for the thermostat. Many people do the same thing, sacrificing energy efficiency in the name of comfort.