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Whole-House Ventilationarrows

If you’ve ever spent time in the attic in the summer, you know it’s hot – as much as 150 degrees Fahrenheit. That trapped, super-heated air causes the air conditioner to run harder and more frequently. By installing a whole-house fan, hot attic air is expelled, keeping a home cooler. A whole-house fan can pull heat from the entire home and draw in cooler outside air.



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Dishwashers Double Black Arrow
Most energy used by a dishwasher is for heating water; therefore, loading a dishwasher fully and properly before operating it can save energy. Learn More
Clothes Washers and Dryers Double Black Arrow
Hot water accounts for 90 percent of the energy used to wash clothes. Choosing the warm setting instead of hot can reduce a load’s energy use by half; choosing cold reduces it even further. Learn More