Energy Efficiency

Tip of the Week: Seal it Up!

Improving your home’s insulation is one of the fastest and most cost effective ways to cut down on your heating costs. You should have approximately 12” of insulation in your attic, anything less and you should get it topped up. For more tips on how to be energy efficient this winter check out the Energy […]

Ontarians are Not Making the Grade on Energy Efficiency

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Fluctuating natural gas prices coupled with another cold, long winter on the horizon means homeowners should be thinking now about how to keep their energy bills down. However, a report card recently released by Direct Energy shows many homeowners aren’t as energy efficient as they should be.

Dave Walton’s “Turkey” Tip of the Week

Keeping your Home Comfortable got a Little Easier

Don’t want to believe summer is actually over? @BuzzBishop says accepting it is a little easier when you have a Nest Learning Thermostat that automatically adjusts the temperature so you don’t have to. Check out his blog for more information: http://bit.ly/1riTOBH

Fall is Here. Is your Home Ready for the Colder Weather?

Welcome first day of fall! The changing of seasons is the perfect time to stop and think about how you can make simple changes to conserve energy, help the environment and save money.

Buying New Appliances? You Need to Read This.

If you’re looking for new appliances and concerned about energy efficiency and lower energy bills, keep you eye out for this logo.

Is your Furnace Ready for the Winter?

September is a great time to have a licensed professional check out your heating system to make sure it’s ready for the cold winter ahead.

Don’t Forget to do this before heading out for the long weekend!

Here’s one thing you might want to do if you’re going away for the long weekend.  

Guess what Ontario homeowners are arguing about?

Do you know what the third most common household dispute among Ontarians is? Find out in Dave’s Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: Air Conditioner Maintenance

  Air conditioner systems that are not maintained can lose up to 50% of their efficiency, wasting energy and money. Keep your air conditioner in peak condition because simple maintenance can lead to major savings.   For more money saving tips check out these posts.

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