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American Home Energy Alliance ‘Best of Houzz Award’

WEST CHESTER — American Home Energy Alliance has just received the service industry’s esteemed Best of Houzz 2017 Award. This award is determined by homeowners who join the Houzz community to find and to recommend home remodeling and design experts. “We are so pleased to award Best of Houzz 2017 to this incredible group of talented and customer-focused professionals,” said Liza Hausman,…

AHEA Tips for a safe and energy-efficient holiday season

  Decorating this holiday season can be done safely with the following tips: • Check strands of holiday bulbs and discard strands of lights that have damaged cords. • Use the correct type of bulbs for indoor and outdoor use. Make sure to plug bulbs into a Smart power strip with a built-in circuit breaker. • When using a ladder to hang…

Winter’s coming. Here are some hot budget tips for the chilly season

Fall is here and since the cold of winter is just around the corner it may be a good idea to do an energy evaluation of your home to save money and fix what may be leaking. Be it the dead of winter or the dog days of summer, it’s always a good idea to make sure your home is air tight….

5 Tips For Saving Energy This Fall

Cut down your home’s energy costs this season with a few simple changes. With temperatures lowering and days getting shorter, energy bills are rising. It can be easy to rack up energy costs in your home without even realizing it. The U.S. Department of Energy looked at the average home’s energy use, resulting in the following breakdown: 42% Space Heating 18% Water…

TIPS: How to conserve energy in your home this summer

AHEA has released some summer energy savings and safety tips as summer kicks into full gear. Here are the Top 5 Tips for Summer Energy Savings: To adjust the thermostat manually, lower the setting a few degrees at a time rather than all at once. It’s more economical – and comfortable – to raise the thermostat setting rather than turn off the…

Keep Your Cool This Summer With Energy Efficiency

With summer on the way, it’s time to take steps to make sure your home will be comfortable without wasting energy—or overheating your wallet—as the temperature rises. The Natural Resources Defense Council is working to make sure that the government’s energy efficiency standards developed or updated over the past year for many types of products that help keep you cool, including ceiling…

How to slash your electric bill by killing ‘vampire’ power drains

While Halloween may still be six months away, you likely have some “vampires” lurking around your home today – and they’re taking a bite out of your wallet. With many of our consumer electronics products plugged into electrical sockets — an average of 40 items per household connected at any one time – they’re constantly “sucking” electricity, even when not in use….

Agencies Go Green with Advanced Power Strips

All hail the humble power strip. It’s building a fan club among sustainability proponents, most notably in government In an effort to reduce the nation’s power consumption, the Department of Energy and its partners aim to convince as many agencies and businesses as possible to use advanced power strips (APSs) in their facilities. These devices prevent electronics from drawing power when they’re…

5 Reasons Why Water Conservation is Important for Your Family

Reason #1:  Without fresh water you will die in just a few days.  Plain and simple, no sugar coating, it is a simple morbid fact that helps drive the point across, water equals life.  Most of us learn this along the way, so why are you complacent when you see fertilizers, oil and other pollutants pour into rivers and streams each time…

This Year’s Super Bowl is Energy-Efficient. Shouldn’t we all Be?

This weekend, thousands of people will descend upon Houston to watch the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons duke it out at the Super Bowl. But the game won’t be the only thing on display. In 2014, Houston’s NRG Stadium became one of the first major sports venues to use LED energy-efficient lights. The system uses 60 percent less power than the…