How to Save Energy TOM: If your local utility has been sending you promos for energy efficient improvements, take the hint. You could receive big savings in the year ahead. Hi, I’m Tom Kraeutler. LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete with today’s Money Pit Home Improvement Minute. TOM: Most municipal utilities understand the importance of energy Read the full article…
LESLIE: Deborah in Missouri has a question about energy. What can we do for you? DEBORAH: I have a 1,450-square-foot home and a split-level. And our energy bills are like $350 a month. Trying to figure out, basically, where the hole is and how to patch it up. TOM: Is that consistent across the year? Read the full article…
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