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Keeping Your Pets, Energy Budget Comfortable!

Pet owners often assume their indoor pets want the same level of cooling and heating as the rest of the family. However, most dogs...

Try Zone Heating and Cooling for Home Comfort

Family members may complain that some rooms in your house are too hot or cold, but it’s likely there’s not a home in the...

New Touch-Control Faucets Save Water, Energy

The right kitchen faucet can have a strong impact on your water and energy savings. Today, one-handle faucets are common, as their size and shape...

Cool Energy Bills with Metal Roofing

Asphalt shingles are still the norm in most regions, but the next roof over your head could be an energy-saving metal one made of stainless steel and painted to...

Wind Energy Is Full Of Wins For Michigan

Michigan farmers, business owners and taxpayers have a lot to gain by embracing wind energy. It offers a drought-resistant cash crop, requires very little...

Top 10 Myths About Geothermal Heating, Cooling

(with apologies to David Letterman) 10. Geothermal heat pumps can only be installed in rural areas. About 15 years ago, the first McDonalds (at Ford...

Geothermal Systems: The rumors of their demise are greatly exaggerated

Many of you have heard or read that the 30 percent tax credit for geothermal heat pumps expired on December 31, 2016. That is...

Shale Shock: Natural Gas May Edge Out Coal as Nation’s Primary Power Source

This is fourth in a series on how electricity is generated. The others covered clean-coal technology, nuclear and wind power. Watch future issues for...

Down Home Comfort

Using the earth for heating and cooling makes sense. There’s a movement afoot, but don’t worry—the ground isn’t shaking. It is quietly heating and cooling...

Choosing The Right Air Conditioner For Your Home

Do you have a central air conditioner (AC) in your home that is at least 15 years old that still works but is not very...

Casserole Recipes Due by July 1

Share your favorite “Casseroles” recipe with us by July 1 and you could win a $100.00 credit on your electric bill. Plus, there’s more! To...