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Energy Efficient Water Heater

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. 

In the past, electric water heaters have not generally been an energy efficient hot water heating system… nor have they...

Exterior Remodeling

Reducing home heating costs is an obviously energy efficient way to save money. But according to experts, heating your home will be more costly this year.  Heating bills will rise 20 percent for heating oil customers, 15 percent for natural gas customers, 13 percent for propane customers and 5...

Cooling and Air Conditioning

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...


 Water heaters are designed to keep your water hot, regardless of whether you need it or not.  This can result in lots of wasted energy.  Installing an insulating water heater blanket can help keep the heat in.  Here's how to install a water heater blanket:

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Bathroom Showers

On a chilly fall morning, you don’t want to stand around shivering while your shower heats up. With the Watts Hot Water Recirculating System, you’ll never have to wait for hot water again. It provides instant access to hot water at every faucet or shower when needed -- increasing your comfort,...

Laundry Rooms

Eighty percent of household water leaks are the result of malfunctions with plumbing and major appliances.  While homeowners often blame heavy rain and thunderstorms for leaks, according to one claims data, damage from a household leak costs policyholders $7,500 on average.

Early detection...