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Five ways homeowners can save energy this fall

Household heating bills this winter are estimated to be lower than in the last two seasons, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. This forecast ​is good news to homeowners with heating costs accounting for more than 40 percent of utility bills. ​Still, with the fall season underway now is the best time to get your homes  Read the Rest…

Five tips for using household appliances more efficiently

When you get your monthly electricity bill, do you ever wonder which appliances consume the most power? The U.S. Department of Energy reports that major appliances in your home account for 13 percent of household energy costs. Our homes are a hub of activity for some energy-hungry appliances. Your refrigerator, clothes dryer and water heater use  Read the Rest…

Five ways homeowners can save on their energy bills

The typical U.S. family spends at least $2,200 a year on home utility bills, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Unfortunately, a lot of that money and energy is wasted. “We are not as energy-conscious as we should be,” said Glenn Thompson, regulatory and compliance inspector for DHCD’s division of credit assurance. “Most Maryland homeowners don’t know  Read the Rest…