What is a Home Energy Assessment?

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Most people are, understandably, not familiar with what a home energy assessment is. You get your bills and you pay them. You try to make sure your family members turn off lights when they leave a room, make sure no one fiddles with the thermostat, and by all means keep the doors shut, but your […]

Could Your Ductwork be Decreasing Your Comfort?

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When we founded Home Energy Rx in 2011 we did so with the belief that we could reduce energy consumption and lower people’s monthly utility bills, which we do every day.  The interesting thing, though, is that we rarely get feedback on the amount of money people save each month.  Nearly all the feedback we get is about […]

Today is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day!

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Mae Wilder This is a great time to make a New Year’s resolution to become more energy efficient. The recent temperature dip has everyone sweating their energy bills, but there are ways to manage the rising energy costs in your home without having to live like you’re out in the cold. Cut Your Energy Costs […]

Do Houses Need to Breathe?

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In the quest for ever more energy- efficient homes, codes are requiring that homes be built tighter than in years past. Some builders go all out, and attempt to seal every crack and crevice. Other builders, and many homeowners, are concerned about this trend. They say, “Don’t seal it up too tight. A house needs to breathe.” Really? Respectfully, we would say […]