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Controlling air leaks is the best (and least-expensive) way to conserve energy, reduce your power bill and increase your home’s comfort. And, if you don’t eliminate air leaks first, adding wall or attic insulation later may be ineffective.


Most people take for granted that their water heater will provide hot showers, clean dinner dishes and load upon load of fresh laundry – until it fails.


Doing your homework before deciding on a solar generating system for your home will help you make the most of your investment, in both lower installation costs and long-term energy savings. PLUS: Get a copy of the new Solar PV Energy Guide from the Iowa Energy Center.

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Energy-Saving Tip of the Week

Is your old fridge taking advantage of you?

An inefficient, older second refrigerator may be costing you more than you think.


Co-op Cooks: Recipe of the Week

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