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If there’s one thing nearly all Canadians love to talk about, it’ the weather. That’s because, here, when it’s cold it is COLD and when it’s hot… look out! From Halifax to Hamilton and Winnipeg to White Rock, when the temperature starts climbing, Canadians from coast to coast do anything they can to keep cool […] Read More

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An energy assessment or a home energy audit will provide the homeowner with information on where they can save money on their energy bills. This service will let you know if your energy dollars are leaking through the windows, escaping through cracks in your duct work or even out your front door. A whole house […] Read More

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With lost heating and cooling accounting for up to 25 percent of your energy bills, having inefficient doors and windows in your home is just like tossing your money right out the window. With today’s rising energy demand, rising costs, and environmental concerns, it’s easy to see why energy efficient windows are in high demand. […] Read More

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  One of the most popular (and easiest) ways to conserve energy and reduce your energy bill is through the installation of a programmable thermostat. Taking this step will help you regulate your home’s temperature when you are at home and away. Some models can even be controlled remotely through apps on your phone. The […] Read More

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  Invisible and odourless, it is little wonder that carbon monoxide is often referred to as the silent killer. This deadly gas can be produced by a number of household appliances including gas ranges, fireplaces, furnaces and other sources. So it is absolutely imperative that safety measures are taken to protect yourself and your loved […] Read More

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The Energy Star ratings system was developed in the 1990s as a way for companies to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and pollutants associated with energy consumption attributed to many standard household products such as appliances, electronics and HVAC systems. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set the standards and grants the rating when specific requirements […] Read More

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  Most people realize that placing houseplants around your home is a great way to add to its decor. What many don’t consider, however, are the health benefits of a few well-placed varieties. Their ability to filter out dangerous pollutants commonly found in your home’s air cannot be understated, especially for those with allergies or […] Read More

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The prevalence of door-to-door water heater sales is causing great concern among Canadian residents. With clipboard in hand, these “inspectors” show up unannounced, requesting to enter your home in order to assess the condition of your water heater. While some inspectors might work for legitimate companies, in some cases you need to protect yourself, your […] Read More

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  There is no better way to extend the life of your air conditioner than to schedule an annual tune up. That’s because having your system maintained by a qualified professional will help reduce wear and tear, alert you to any possible issues and will also ensure its efficiency …and an efficient air conditioner can […] Read More

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  If you have been researching HVAC systems, you have likely taken note of the different terms that are often used to describe the benefits of both heating and air conditioning units. Terms such as AFUE rating, HSPF rating, SEER rating, Energy Star rating, and MERV rating are usually found on HVAC product descriptions, but […] Read More

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