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06/08/15

You know the chill you get when you step onto a cold tile or wood floor? There’s an energy-efficient solution: electric radiant floor heat.

06/08/15

If you’re thinking about adding solar panels to your house or farm, we encourage you to do your homework just as you would for any other large purchase – and to call your electric cooperative for help. 

06/08/15

The last thing you want during summer is anything that makes your air conditioner work harder to keep your home cool. A ceiling fan motor can generate a temperature approaching 130 degrees, which is normal and safe, but adds heat to your home – so turn off the ceiling fan when you’re not in the room.

 

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They're the greatest sources of wasteful cooling and heating losses.

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