Category Archives: Energy Savings

How Efficient is My Furnace? Tips to Celebrate Earth Hour and Help the Planet

How efficient is your furnace? Find out when you participate in Earth Hour this year. What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour began in Sydney, Australia in 2007 as an effort to raise awareness for energy conservation. Since then, it has grown to become an internationally recognized grassroots movement. Earth Hour takes place on March 30th … Continue reading How Efficient is My Furnace? Tips to Celebrate Earth Hour and Help the Planet

Four Main Benefits of an Energy Efficient Home

If you need more reasons to make your home energy efficient, here are just a few of the key benefits: Save significantly more money on your utility bills Protect the environment Add value to your home Additional health benefits Are High Efficiency Furnaces Worth It? The simple truth is…they absolutely are! New furnaces are legally … Continue reading Four Main Benefits of an Energy Efficient Home

Did You Know Your Thermostat Can Increase Your Home Energy Costs If It’s Not Positioned Properly?

What should you avoid while installing a thermostat? When installing your thermostat, the main thing you want to avoid is placing it in an area with extreme temperatures. For example, don’t place it above air vents, near windows and doors, or in any spot that receives direct sunlight. Placement in these areas can cause false … Continue reading Did You Know Your Thermostat Can Increase Your Home Energy Costs If It’s Not Positioned Properly?

Savings Beyond the Discontinued Home Energy Saving Program

Even though the home energy savings program has been discontinued, there are still ways to reduce your expenses by lowering your energy consumption throughout the year. As the winter cold air sets in you’ll be tempted to turn up the thermostat to keep your home warm. Unfortunately, this often results in higher energy bills. To … Continue reading Savings Beyond the Discontinued Home Energy Saving Program

How to Save on Air Conditioning in Ajax and Oshawa

You can find the practical tips anywhere online: Close your blinds or drapes during the day. Don’t use the oven during the day. Run the dishwasher at night. Plant trees on the most sun-exposed exterior walls of your home. Run the ceiling fans counterclockwise. Stay perfectly still all the time. But what most businesses don’t … Continue reading How to Save on Air Conditioning in Ajax and Oshawa

How to Save Money on Heating | 4 Easy Ways to Spend Less on Heating in Ajax

Our customers in Ajax are always asking how to save money on heating, and we have a handful of tips for both short and long term savings. Incremental savings add up. If you can save $50 a year by making small lifestyle changes, and you can make 5 or 10 changes, that’s a decent chunk … Continue reading How to Save Money on Heating | 4 Easy Ways to Spend Less on Heating in Ajax