energy costs: Northwest Indiana Real Estate & Community News: Save Money on Running Your Northwest Indiana Home
- 07/22/10 05:56 PM
Northwest Indiana is a beautiful place in Summer - Crown Point, Valpo and Hammond as well as all other communities in the region shine in the summer sun - flowers are in bloom and everyone has vacations on their mind!
However, something that is not at the forefront for homeowners in the region this summer is their electricity bill. As we all know in summer as we all turn on the air conditioning costs go up! However, small habit changes can add up to big savings when it comes to electricity. But where to start?
Well here are some summer electricity bill cutting tips!: (0 comments)
Great news for homeowners here in Northwest Indiana!The state has joined the federal government and others to encourage and reward those who buy energy efficient furnaces, heating and air conditioning systems. The incentives could in all cut the cost of a new unit in half according to some. See our recent post about winterizing your home!The U.S. Department of Energy announced it has approved Indiana's 2010 Energy Star Appliance Rebate program, which provides homeowners with a rebate of up to $500 when they purchase Energy Star rated furnaces and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) units. The rebate could (1 comments)
energy costs: Reduce Your Heating Costs
- 10/14/09 03:26 PM
The chill is in the air! As you can tell by walking outside, fall has arrived in Northwest Indiana. Falling temperatures usually means higher utility bills. The Jana Caudill Team would like to share with you some inexpensive energy saving tips to keep your heating bills in check.
Take Advantage of Heat from the Sun. Open curtains on your south-facing windows during the day to allow sunlight to naturally heat your home, and close them at night to reduce the chill you may feel from cold windows.
Cover Drafty Windows. Use a heavy-duty, clear plastic sheet on a frame or tape (2 comments)
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