Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

Great Tips From ReTweets

Save money and energy by lowering your water heater thermostat. A setting of 120° F is fine for most homes. Never run your generator indoors or in your garage. Generators should only be run in a well-ventilated area. Turn off […]

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Energy Tips for Your Home’s Attic

Some of the biggest air leaks in your home can often be traced to the attic, resulting in sky-high energy bills and a house that’s too warm in summer, and too cold in winter. However, the good news is that […]

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Energy Tips for Your Home’s Exterior

The door leading from the outside or garage into the house is a common area for air leakage. By installing a door sweep to seal the gap here, you can prevent conditioned inside air from escaping while blocking outside air […]

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Jeff’s Tips – Summertime Safety

We’ll be in full blown summer shortly. Here are a few tips on how to enjoy this season and stay safe. Put safety first! ►When using electrical tools, never pull cords through wet areas: in grass or around the pool. […]

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Take Care When Installing Programmable Thermostats

Programmable thermostats, when used correctly, have the potential to save up to $180 a year on your heating and cooling costs, according to ENERGYSTAR.gov. If you’re considering purchasing a programmable thermostat, it’s important to install and program it correctly save […]

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Tune In to TV Energy Savings

So you’ve bought an ENERGY STAR-qualified TV to save energy. But there’s even more you can do to boost your TV’s efficiency. Here’s a tip from Pee Dee Electric that can help you save energy—and money. TVs are bigger than […]

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