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Understanding the Basics of Insulation

Insulation is arguably the most important element in achieving energy efficiency in your heating and cooling system and in maximizing home comfort. Primarily, it works to slow the flow of heat or cold through your home’s walls, but it can also have a small impact in sealing outside drafts and air from unheated spaces.   […]

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Will Your Home Pass an Energy Audit?

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR is a comprehensive, whole house approach to improving energy efficiency and comfort at home, while reducing your energy costs and helping the environment. Learn more here, or start your energy audit here. Based on the assessment, you may be eligible for a 50% incentive, up to $4,000, to help you […]

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Cool Savings: Upgrading Your Refrigerator

Refrigerators keep food fresh, but they can take up as much space on your electric bill as they do in your kitchen. Thanks to modern technology, today’s refrigerators use far less energy than older models. If your unit is at least 10 years old, consider replacing it with a new, high-efficiency product. It’ll help take […]

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Are Your Energy Dollars Going Up in Smoke?

A wood-burning fireplace adds beauty and a comfortable atmosphere, but it’s not an efficient way to heat a home. It can actually increase your winter energy bills! Nearly 90 percent of the heat produced by a wood-burning fireplace is lost through the chimney. Also, an open fireplace pulls in more air than is needed for burning, reducing the […]

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Optimize Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®

Own a house that does more and works harder for you and your family.  You can save money, increase comfort, and help the environment by improving your home’s energy efficiency. Installing energy-efficient upgrades may be easier than you think. Get started by watching our video below to see how you can optimize your home performance […]

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The ENERGY STAR® Advantage – Not all LEDs are Created Equal

So, you’ve been thinking about switching to LED light bulbs, you go to the hardware store, find the correct aisle, and then find yourself paralyzed by all the different options – sound familiar? Don’t worry, NHSaves is here to help! When it comes to making your home more energy-efficient, LED lighting is a great option. […]

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The Steps to Building an ENERGY STAR® Certified New Home

Thinking about moving? Build a new future and construct an ENERGY STAR certified new home today! Choosing an ENERGY STAR certified new home means owning a house that is not only built better, but made to help you save money and live more comfortably. Watch our video below to discover how your new construction project […]

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Money-Saving Tips for Water Heating

Money-Saving Tips for Water Heating Water heating accounts for nearly 20 percent of the energy costs in a typical home, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). By finding ways to conserve water use and improve the efficiency of your hot water appliances and equipment, you can save substantially on your utility bills. Conserving […]

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Energy Efficiency for Kids

Hey, kids! Are your parents always telling you to turn off the lights when you leave a room? Well, there’s a really good reason why, and it’s YOU! Every time you switch off the lights, you are helping to ensure a healthy future for you, and the planet! Check out the video below to learn […]

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