It has been cold these last few weeks, and, of course, that translates into a lower bill. When money is already tight since we just got over the dreadful summer heat and cost, we all could benefit from a few cost-saving strategies for keeping our homes warm without cranking up the heat. The following ideas are easy to implement and when combined can save you significantly on your heating bill. Continue reading →
There’s nothing like a nice warm shower on a cold winter morning. And, there’s nothing quite like the shock of experiencing a water heater failure on a cold winter morning! If you have an aging water heater that has seen better days, there has never been a better time to upgrade to one of the new, energy efficient models that can save you some serious money on your home energy bill each month.
Both solar water heaters and tankless water heaters are becoming increasingly popular because they are so much more efficient than the older models that typically accounted for 14 to 18 percent of your home’s energy bill. At Cool Blew, we install both solar and tankless water heaters, as well as the traditional electric and gas tanks, and can help you choose the right model for your specific needs. The following provides a brief overview of these two options for heating water for cooking, cleaning, and bathing. Continue reading →
Would you like to save $150 to $180 every year? This can be accomplished by changing your manual thermostat to a new, digital, programmable model. One of the easiest ways to start saving big on utility bills while reducing your energy consumption is to switch to a programmable thermostat. Continue reading →