Category: Energy

Choosing an On-Demand Water Heater 0

Choosing an On-Demand Water Heater

What is an “On-Demand Water Heater”? On-demand water heaters warm water as it’s needed, and they’re different from a standard tank water heater. A water heater with a tank heats water to a set...

How to Lower Your High Energy Bills 0

How to Lower Your High Energy Bills

Diagnosis: One reason for high energy bills is an increase in the price of electricity or heating fuel. However, it is common to trace high energy bills to an in-efficient component (windows, heating and...

Save Money and Energy with New Tax Credits 0

Save Money and Energy with New Tax Credits

Consumer Tax Incentives: Insulation, Windows, Sealing What is the tax credit for existing homes? Existing homes are eligible for a series of efficiency measures. For some measures, such as insulation, a taxpayer can take...

ENERGY STAR Home Advisor 0

ENERGY STAR Home Advisor

A typical household spends about $1,900 a year on energy bills and contributes twice the amount of greenhouse gases to the environment as an average car. ENERGY STAR, the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency,...

Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency 0

Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

On October 3, 2008, President Bush signed into law the “Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.” This bill extended tax credits for energy efficient home improvements (windows, doors, roofs, insulation, HVAC, and non-solar water...