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Taming “phantom loads”

Taming “phantom loads”

Control energy used by appliances and electronics that stay on even when not in use

Sunshine is free. Solar power is not.

Sunshine is free. Solar power is not.

By Michael W. Burnette

The importance of insulation

The importance of insulation

Determining the amount is the key to energy savings

How to handle food after a power outage

How to handle food after a power outage

Using thermometers in your fridge and freezer is a good idea

LED or Not?

LED or Not?

Selecting bulbs for three big Christmas light displays

Keeping rooms warm

Keeping rooms warm

Before running an electric space heater, make sure your heating system is in good working order

What you should know about electric space heaters

What you should know about electric space heaters

They can add warmth in some spaces, but they can’t be a primary heat source for a house

Cooking efficiently

Cooking efficiently

Clever methods help you cut energy costs for holiday meals

Sizing up storm doors

Sizing up storm doors

A variety of options to meet ventilation and budget needs