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Steps to a More Energy Efficient Home

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. As we commemorate the recent 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we can look back as a society and witness some solid victories in our quest for greater energy efficiency. According to the Energy Efficiency Impact Report, investments […]

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Affordable Financing Available for Insulation and Solar Power

The most significant and most important investment most of us have in our lives are our homes. Much of our time will be spent there, and it is the place where we seek comfort. When it comes to the energy efficiency of a home, energy lost equals dollars lost. A chance to invest smart dollars […]

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How Climate Change Affects Home Energy Use

According to broad scientific consensus, annual average temperatures across the U.S. have increased over the last century with the trend expected to continue. A report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) notes: “Extreme high temperatures are projected to increase even more than average temperatures. Heat waves are projected to become more intense and […]

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Coffee Talk: Why All Household Decision Makers Should Be Present for a Home Energy Analysis – Discuss

A home energy analysis not only saves homeowners an average of 5% to 30% on their monthly energy bills but can uncover possible unsafe conditions in insulation, attics, walls, or basements. According to HomeAdvisor, homeowners spend between $207 and $647 for an analysis. The good news is that Attics and More will perform a complimentary home energy analysis […]

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My Grandmother’s Attic

When’s the last time you went into your attic? I did not give my attic much thought until I started a new job. Now I am amazed to discover how rare people go in their attics. I have talked with homeowners who have not been in their attic for 20+ years.  One new homeowner said […]