As you prepare for your summer vacation, in addition to planning your trip, packing your luggage and making care arrangements for your pets, don’t forget that you need to prep your home as well. It’s important to make sure that your home will be energy efficient and safe while you’re away. Here are some simple things you can do to prep your home for your vacation:
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Sizing a tankless water heater may look tricky at first, but there are a few steps to finding the right one for your home and situation. The correct water heater, whether conventional storage tank or tankless, will ensure that you have hot water when and where you need it. Tankless water heaters are rated by temperature rise and flow rate, in other words, how hot the water gets and how much is used at once. You need a water heater that heats enough water hot enough for each device that’s expected to be used concurrently. Consider the following:
Going green is all the rage these days because more and more people are finding out that it not only helps the environment, but it also can save a lot of money. Some green strategies in the home are more effective than others, but all of them are good investments. The following green energy tips are just a few of the options for making your home more energy efficient.
The Energy Star logo has come a long way. It’s now widely recognized by consumers and homeowners alike, and utilized by scores of Americans looking for highly efficient home electronics, appliances, lighting, and heating and cooling equipment. Not resting on its laurels, the federal Energy Star program has put a pilot program into action nationwide. It’s the Energy Star Most Efficient Label, which provides consumers with an easy way to identify the “best of the best” in terms of Energy Star-qualified equipment.