Energy Sense - Carolina Country

Energy Sense

Expert advice on energy-efficient products.

In-floor electric heating

These systems offer benefits that go beyond warming cold feet

Geothermal heat pumps

They provide heating and cooling advantages

Cool roofs

In warm climates, cools roofs can pay for themselves in energy savings

In the kitchen

Heat up your energy savings with these cooking tips

Energy-efficient landscaping

Smart tree placement can lower your electric bill and increase comfort year-round

Using fireplaces efficiently

Tips and products to help you get the most from a fireplace

Electric water heaters

Tips to boost the efficiency of older electric models

Leaky doors

Fixing or replacing them can improve energy efficiency

The importance of insulation

Determining the amount is the key to energy savings

Sealing in savings

How to insulate an attic access cover

Appliance upgrades

Compare labels, calculate operating costs when considering buying new items

When your A/C conks out

Choose a good contractor and weigh the quotes

Lighting outdoor spaces

Keep energy costs in focus when selecting lighting for entertaining and security

Sizing up storm doors

A variety of options to meet ventilation and budget needs