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It seems as if it gets more and more expensive to maintain a cottage these days, especially when the cost of energy appears to be skyrocketing. So in order to keep your home away from home from costing you an arm and a leg, it’s essential to employ some cost-cutting measures. Here are a few […] Read More

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Cooling your cottage with a ductless split air conditioner   If you’ve spent this past summer sweating through another sweltering season up at the cottage, you’ll be pleased to know that there is an affordable way to maintain your comfort –even in your home away from home.  Many cottagers try to keep cool with oscillating […] Read More

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As an homeowner you’re used to some extreme temperatures year round, with hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters, both of which cause your HVAC system to work overtime. Whether your reasons for wanting to conserve energy are environmental, financial, or both, a programmable thermostat can help you achieve your goal.   Choose Your Model […] Read More

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Having an energy efficient home is not only helping the environment; it can save you money and increase your comfort. An Energy Star home advisor can assess your home and help you to make it as efficient as possible.   What is Energy Star?   The Energy Star program was an American designed program to […] Read More

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Reduce Air Conditioning Costs For most Canadians, thoughts about maintaining home comfort and keeping heating and cooling costs down often go hand in hand. We want to ensure that our family and guests can escape the sweltering heat outside when they enter our homes, but we don’t want to break the bank doing it. With […] Read More

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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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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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