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Ways to Teach Kids How to Save Energy at Home

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May 16, 2013 8:00:00 AM

Need to save energy at home but have kids that waste it with every turn they make? When you have kids at home, it's easy to let the things you could do to save energy slip through the cracks, never mind teaching your kids how to safe energy. Taking the time to do so can save you money on your energy bill and instill good habits that will stay with your children throughout life. There are many ways to teach your kids to save energy at home; we'll explore a few of the best ways below.

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Topics: save energy at home, ways to save energy, Energy Savings, tips

Energy Management: Tools That Help You Manage Your Home Energy Usage

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May 15, 2013 8:00:00 AM

There are many great ways to save energy. If your home has a smart meter, you are eligible to install advanced new energy monitoring technology that can help you understand your energy usage and how to reduce it. This technology, which only really took off in 2009, is a new and exciting form of energy management: tools that help you manage your home energy usage. In addition, more traditional energy management tools should also be installed if they haven't been already.

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Topics: ways to save energy, saving on energy, Energy Savings, tips

Your AC May Not Make It Through The Summer If

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May 10, 2013 8:00:00 AM

No one wants their air conditioning to go out during the height of summer; in the middle of a hot summer day, it's common to have trouble even getting an AC repairman promptly. Fortunately, your air conditioner will almost always exhibit warning signs before going out completely, which you can observe and address at the beginning of air conditioning season if you are prudent. Your AC may not make it through the summer in Houston if:

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Topics: heating and air conditioning services, heat and cooling service, tips, air conditioning service Houston

How to keep Your Home Cool During Warm Weather

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May 7, 2013 8:00:00 AM

Insulation prevents heat from flowing into your house during the summer or out of your house in the winter. Proper insulation is one of the biggest ways to increase the efficiency of your air conditioning, producing lower energy bills and a home that is more consistently comfortable. While there are many ways to help improve your home's energy efficiency, installing insulation is one of the biggest ways to keep your Houston home cool during warm weather.

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Topics: installing insulation, attic insulation, tips, insulation services

Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips for Summer

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May 6, 2013 8:00:00 AM

Maintaining your air conditioner throughout the summer can help save money on your energy bills, as well as reduce the need for future household and AC repairs. When the air conditioning is not running efficiently, it has to run more often and use more energy to produce the same amount of cooling; over the course of the summer, this can add up to significant increases in your energy bills. When your air conditioning has to run more often, it can also break down faster, requiring you to replace major parts.

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Topics: cooling and heating services, tips, A/C and heating, air conditioning and heating services, air conditioning service Houston

5 Ways to Prepare Your Houston Home for Warm Weather

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Apr 25, 2013 8:00:00 AM

With summer just around the corner, it's time to make sure your house will be as cool and energy-efficient as possible. It's common to experience unusually high energy bills in the summer, especially in warmer climates. To some extent, this is unavoidable; but there are many steps you can take to limit the usage of energy-intensive air conditioning, as well as increase the efficiency of the AC itself. Before summer comes, try these 5 ways to prepare your Houston home for warm weather:

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Topics: air conditioning systems, tips, air conditioning tips, air conditioning and heating services

How to Pick the Right Toilet for Your Bathroom

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Apr 8, 2013 8:00:00 AM

Choosing a toilet is based on a variety of factors, ranging from the bathroom's preexisting plumbing features, the bathroom's size, your mobility level, and personal preference. Consider the following features as you make your decision:

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Topics: plumbing services in houston, plumbing services, toilet replacement, tips

10 Bathroom Safety Tips

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Apr 5, 2013 8:00:00 AM

The bathroom is a potential minefield of safety problems; both water and electricity are used in abundance, and if there is an electrical problem, this can produce a hazardous situation. With children in the house, this risk is magnified. Be sure to follow these tips to keep your bathroom safe:

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Topics: bathroom electronics, electrical problem houston, tips, electrical problem

Tips on How to Best Light your Bathroom

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Apr 2, 2013 8:00:00 AM

The bathroom has become one of the most important spaces in contemporary homes. For many it is a place of relaxation, filled with comforts fit for an expensive spa. Customization options for new construction and remodeled bathrooms allow for the design of your personal getaway, and the proper lighting design maximizes the enjoyment of your bathroom.

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Topics: tips, install light fixture, lighting wiring, lighting installation Katy

7 Ways To Save Money On Your Water Bill This Spring

Posted by John Moore Services

Mar 26, 2013 8:00:00 AM

Between the plants that need watering and the muddy things that need washed clean, Spring is the season where your household's water bill is both the highest and the hardest to manage. But a little bit of water efficiency can go a long way for saving you bucks and managing our state's near-annual drought, especially in water spent on your lawn and garden. Use these tips to make your outdoors' water use more efficient and save up to 40% on your water bill this season.

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Topics: water efficiency, home water efficiency, water efficiency system, Money Savings, tips

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