Energy Cents

Increasing thermal mass
Heavy materials can boost efficiency and comfort in your home
Zone control
Automatic zone systems adjust temperatures of individual rooms
Touch-control faucets
New options are convenient and efficient for kitchen tasks
In-floor electric heating
These systems offer benefits that go beyond warming cold feet
Using fireplaces efficiently
Tips and products to help you get the most from a fireplace
Appliance upgrades
Compare labels, calculate operating costs when considering buying new items
Geothermal heat pumps
They provide heating and cooling advantages
Electric water heaters
Tips to boost the efficiency of older electric models
When your A/C conks out
Choose a good contractor and weigh the quotes
Cool roofs
In warm climates, cools roofs can pay for themselves in energy savings