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The Day – CL&P customers to get free energy use tracking service | News from southeastern Connecticut

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New Trend. Power companies are offering customers a chance to compare their energy consumption against a benchmark. Is there another way? Yes.

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MYTH #8: New Homes Must Be Efficient – Biggest Energy Myths Busted – Forbes

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This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Myth Buster

“A home’s efficiency is less correlated to its age than to its design and construction. While many new homes are considered to be more efficient, there is often room for improvement and savings.”

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Thermostats will save you alot of money– if you use them. There is an easy solution.

I was very surprised to learn that most homeowners do not actually program their programmable thermostat. Then I thought about a timer I used on my outdoor lights. It is the biggest pain in the you know what.

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