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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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MYTH #4: Ceiling Fans Don’t Work During Winter – Biggest Energy Myths Busted – Forbes

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Myth Buster

We all know heat rises. But what if you could pull it back down to where you’re curled up on the couch wrapped up in your Snuggie? Most ceiling fans

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Bedroom is too cold in winter, too hot in summer – Living – The Olympian – Olympia, Washington news, weather and sports

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Don't Fix what ain't broke...

This is a great article in response to a homeowner frustrated with a specific room in his house. This problem can happen in any climate or geography. However, the author’s answer is both right and wrong.

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