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  “Going green” has been a popular buzzword for the past couple of years, as businesses and households all over the world make changes to benefit the environment and reduce their carbon footprint. While living an eco-friendly lifestyle might sound like a massive undertaking, making gradual changes to your day-to-day routine can be quite simple, […] Read More

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    Home improvement is an ongoing process for most people. Whether your goal is to increase your family’s comfort in the short term, or to increase the resale value of your home in the long-term, there are ways to make upgrades that add energy-efficiency to your home and savings to your checkbook.   Here […] Read More

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  If you’re considering upgrading your air conditioning system or adding one to your home, cottage or apartment, a ductless split system can be a great choice. Offering an alternative to central air that runs through a home’s ductwork, these systems provide zoned heating and cooling through ductless means. Here are the benefits of installing […] Read More

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  Every homeowner knows that energy costs take up a large portion of the monthly utility bill, and any way to reduce that cost is surely welcome. Luckily, using energy-efficient appliances is an easy way to ensure that you’re getting the most bang for your buck, and the most efficient appliances are marked with a […] Read More

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When you’ve incurred the expense of installing a high-quality, energy-efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system, the last thing you want is for its efficiency to be compromised with a mediocre support system. Yet, ductwork is often the most ignored component of a home comfort structure. Knowing how your ductwork will impact your HVAC […] Read More

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Keeping your home comfortable during the winter months can be an expensive task if you don’t make the proper preparations before the worst of the weather hits. The following tips can help get your home ready for winter and reduce home heating costs and energy usage.   Have your HVAC system serviced: Make an appointment […] Read More

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Have a new homeowner on your holiday shopping list? Help them settle into a comfortable, cozy home. There are numerous fun, affordable and sought-after gifts for new homeowners that are just perfect for that couple or single on your list who has just moved into their very first home. We’ve compiled some of our favourites […] Read More

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The cold winter months are approaching, so now is the time to check your home insulation and be sure you’re prepared for the dropping temperatures. Proper insulation will help your home operate more energy efficiently and help relieve strain on your furnace. A professional energy evaluation can identify exactly where you need better insulation.   For […] Read More

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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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