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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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  For a homeowner looking to make the best decision for his or her family, understanding the coverage afforded by a furnace and air conditioner protection plan is important. A good plan, exercised properly, can make a big difference as temperatures change. However, part of knowing the quality of a plan is understanding what a […] Read More

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I think it’s fair to say that we've all been there. You know those situations where you really need something but  just don’t get what you had hoped for? With hot, humid and sticky days just around the corner, make sure that you don't sacrifice comfort when you need to cool down. Here are some valuable tips […] Read More

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In an effort to conserve energy for both the environment and personal savings, switching to a tankless water heater can be a smart move. As with any major decision, learning about tankless heaters work and in what homes they work best in is a good idea. How Tankless Water Heaters Work These new heaters are […] Read More

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Here’s a simple explanation and comparison of the two main gas furnace types, to help you decide on the most suitable for your home. A standard gas powered furnace: Generates heat via a combustion process. Extracts heat from the combustion process using a heat exchanger. Releases the heat through ductwork into the home, with the […] Read More

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Welcome back! The Reliance Resolution Challenge is in full swing and this month our goal is to provide you with tips, encouragement and inspiration so that you can set and achieve some of your goals this year. Looking to save for a big trip, get back into shape or just be a better person this […] Read More

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Heating and cooling is the biggest energy expense in the average home. Various studies have confirmed that a programmable thermostat can significantly reduce energy usage in a home, but only if used correctly. (If you don't have a programmable thermostat, the Nest thermostat is a great option. Learn more about it here). Energy savings are […] Read More

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Welcome back everyone! The Reliance Fall Better Home Challenge is coming to an end and we'd like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your participation this month. It's been another great event packed with ideas, discussion and lots of great stories. Our sincere thanks to everyone who joined us! And now....the final […] Read More

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Welcome back everyone! The Reliance Fall Better Home Challenge is quickly drawing to a close and this month our goal is to share and discuss ways to save energy and stay comfortable as we gear up for the big chill. We hope you can join us daily for great discussions, cool ideas and last but […] Read More

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