Category Archives: Energy Savings

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

The Energy Star Label

The Energy Star program is a joint program of the US environmental protection agency and the US department of Energy. The program’s goal is to help consumers save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices.

How to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality is of particular concern in newer, better-insulated homes, or in older homes that have been recently weatherized. The “tightness” of modern houses means that any pollutants that get into the home stay there – and perhaps even increase in concentration over time if the source of the pollution is inside the house.