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An energy efficient water heater is important because heating water for your home is second only to heating and cooling your home when it comes to your energy dollars. 

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Energy Efficient Tankless Water Heater

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Saving energy is always in season, and there are many energy saving home improvements you can make that amp up efficiency without costing a bundle. Here are five easy energy saving tips for your home to-do list.

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Green Home, Saving Energy

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We all know how expensive it can be to keep a home comfortable year-round. Your home’s heating, cooling and water-heating systems dominate your monthly utility bills, and water heating alone is about 20 percent of your home’s total energy use.

But now there’s a way to manage up to 65% of...